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)
Contributed by: Zaady
Everything flows and nothing abides; everything gives way and nothing stays fixed.
A man's character is his fate.
Source: alluded to by Aristotle in De Caelo and elsewhere
Character is destiny.
There is exchange of all things for fire and of fire for all things, as there is of wares for gold and of gold for wares.
Source: fragments 28, 29, 30 (Wheelwright)
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
It would not be better if things happened to people just as they wish.
Source: fragment 52
Much learning does not teach understanding.
Man, like a light in the night, is kindled and put out.
Nature is wont to hide herself.
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