Quotation Explorer - 'Heraclitus'

The road up and the road down is one and the same. - Heraclitus
It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine. - Heraclitus
Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise. - Heraclitus
The pre-Socratic Greek philosopher taught that the only things that are real are things which never change... and the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Heraclitus taught that everything changes. If you superimpose their two views, you get this result: Nothing is real. Philip K. Dick - Parmenides
People do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre. - Heraclitus
Everything changes and nothing stands still. - Heraclitus
A man's character is his guardian divinity. - Heraclitus
Nature is wont to hide herself. - Heraclitus
Βίος ανεόρταστος μακρά οδός απανδόκευτος (Uncelebrated life is like a long innless road) - Heraclitus
You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you. - Heraclitus
You cannot step twice into the same river. - 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
The unlike is joined together, and from differences results the most beautiful harmony. - Heraclitus
Nothing endures but change. - Heraclitus
Allow yourself to think only those thoughts that match your principles and can bear the bright light of day. Day by day, your choices, your thoughts, your actions fashion the person you become. Your integrity determines your destiny. - Heraclitus
The kosmos works by harmony of tensions, like lyre and bow. Good and evil are one. On the one hand God sees all as well, fair, and good; on the other hand a human being sees injustice here, justice there. Justice in our minds is strife. We cannot help but see war makes us as we are. - Heraclitus
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play. - 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
If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice. - Heraclitus
Other men are unaware of what they do when they are awake just as they are forgetful of what they do when they are asleep. - Heraclitus
Nature loves to hide. - Heraclitus
A man's character is his fate. - Heraclitus
The waking have one world in common; sleepers have each a private world of his own. - Heraclitus
All are one - Heraclitus
Much learning does not teach understanding. - Heraclitus
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