Heraclitus

c.540 - c.475 BC

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 on harmony

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Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus on god and good

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To God all things are beautiful, good, and right; human beings, on the other hand, deem some things right and others wrong.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

Source: fragment 106

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A Quote by Heraclitus on boredom and control

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.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus

All is flux, nothing is stationary.

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 change

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Change alone is unchanging.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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A Quote by Heraclitus on change and endurance

Nothing endures but change.

Heraclitus (c.540 - c.475 BC)

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