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)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
To God all things are beautiful, good, and right; human beings, on the other hand, deem some things right and others wrong.
Source: fragment 106
To do the same thing over and over is not only boredom; it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.
All is flux, nothing is stationary.
Source: alluded to by Aristotle in De Caelo and elsewhere
Change alone is unchanging.
Nothing endures but change.
Copyright © 2013 Gaiam, Inc.