Heraclitus

c.540 - c.475 BC

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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A Quote by Heraclitus on gold

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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.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

Source: fragments 28, 29, 30 (Wheelwright)

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A Quote by Heraclitus on day, god, hunger, peace, and war

God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus on justice, people, and wishes

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

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

Source: fragment 52

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A Quote by Heraclitus on learning and understanding

Much learning does not teach understanding.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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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)

Source: Universe

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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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