Heraclitus

c.540 - c.475 BC

A Quote by Heraclitus

Man, like a light in the night, is kindled and put out.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

Source: Universe

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A Quote by Heraclitus on nature

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Nature is wont to hide herself.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus

The phases of fire are craving and satiety.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

Source: fragments 28, 29, 30 (Wheelwright)

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A Quote by Heraclitus on soul

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A dry soul is wisest and best.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus

From out of all the many particulars comes oneness, and out of oneness come all the many particulars.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus

The way up and the way down are one and the same.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus on difficulty

If you do not expect the unexpected, you will not find it; for it is hard to be sought out, and difficult.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus

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

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus on character and fate

A man's character is his fate.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

Source: alluded to by Aristotle in De Caelo and elsewhere

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A Quote by Heraclitus on character and destiny

Character is destiny.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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