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Heraclitus Quotes

Greek Philosopher

It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish.

Category: Adversity

Bigotry is the sacred disease.

Category: Bigotry

To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.

Category: Bores And Boredom

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

Category: Burial

You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Category: Change

Change alone is unchanging.

Category: Change

Everything flows and nothing abides, everything gives way and nothing stays fixed.

Category: Change

There is nothing permanent except change.

Category: Change

Man's character is his fate.

Category: Character

Character is our destiny.

Category: Character

A man's character is his guardian divinity.

Category: Character

No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.

Category: Danger

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

Category: Detail

Much learning does not teach understanding.

Category: Education

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

Category: Expectation