Heraclitus quotes

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“Big results require big ambitions.”

— Heraclitus

“A man's character is his fate.”

— Heraclitus

“A man's character is his guardian divinity.”

— Heraclitus

“Bigotry is the sacred disease.”

— Heraclitus

“Change alone is unchanging.”

— Heraclitus

“Character is destiny.”

— Heraclitus

“Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.”

— Heraclitus

“Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.”

— Heraclitus

“Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.”

— Heraclitus

“Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe.”

— Heraclitus

“Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls.”

— Heraclitus

“God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.”

— Heraclitus

“Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.”

— Heraclitus

“Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.”

— Heraclitus

“I am what libraries and librarians have made me, with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets.”

— Heraclitus

“If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.”

— Heraclitus

“It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.”

— Heraclitus

“Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses.”

— Heraclitus

“Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.”

— Heraclitus

“Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.”

— Heraclitus

 Much learning does not teach understanding.

— Heraclitus

“Nature is wont to hide herself.”

— Heraclitus

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.”

— Heraclitus

“No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.”

— Heraclitus

“Nothing endures but change.”

— Heraclitus

“Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.”

— Heraclitus

“Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.”

— Heraclitus

“The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.”

— Heraclitus

“The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.”

— Heraclitus

“The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears.”

— Heraclitus
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