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Heraclitus


Greek philosopher, known for his doctrine of change being central to the universe, and for establishing the term Logos in Western philosophy as meaning both the source and fundamental order of the Cosmos.
Heraclitus
He who does not expect the unexpected will not find it, since it is trackless and unexplored.
Heraclitus quotes
The waking have one world in common; sleepers have each a private world of his own.
Heraclitus
It is harder to fight pleasure than to fight emotion.




Heraclitus quotes
It is wise to listen, not to me but to the Word, and to confess that all things are one.
Heraclitus
Man, like a light in the night, is kindled and put out.
Heraclitus quotes
It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.
Heraclitus
Nature is wont to hide herself.
Heraclitus quotes
You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Heraclitus
The people should fight for their law as if defending the city's wall.
Heraclitus
When is death not within ourselves?... Living and dead are the same, and so are awake and asleep, young and old.
Heraclitus
Lifetime is a child at play, moving pieces in a game. Kingship belongs to the child.




Heraclitus quotes
It would not be better if things happened to people just as they wish.
Heraclitus
Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.
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Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.
Heraclitus
Nothing endures but change.
Heraclitus quotes
Even sleepers are workers and collaborators on what goes on in the universe.
Heraclitus
Time is a game played beautifully by children.
Heraclitus quotes
Though wisdom is common, yet the many live as if they had a wisdom of their own.
Heraclitus
A lifetime is a child playing, playing checkers; the kingdom belongs to a child.
Heraclitus
This universe, which is the same for all, has not been made by any god or man, but it always has been, is, and will be an ever-living fire, kindling itself by regular measures and going out by regular measures.


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