Heraclitus Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old heraclitus quotes, heraclitus sayings, and heraclitus proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Character is destiny.     

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If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.     

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The sun is new each day.     

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All things come out of the one, and the one out of all things.     

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Bigotry is the sacred disease.     

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The sun is new each day.      

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The sun is new each day.     

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One cannot step twice in the same river.     

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No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.     

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It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.     

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

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Invisible harmony is better than visible.     

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There is a stability in the Universe because of the orderly and balanced process of change, the same measure coming out as going in, as if reality were a huge fire that inhaled and exhaled equal amounts.     

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Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.     

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A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.     

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Knowing many things doesn't teach insight.     

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Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.     

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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.     

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The Lord whose oracle is at Delphi neither reveals nor conceals, but gives a sign.     

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It is by disease that health is pleasant; by evil that good is pleasant; by hunger, satiety; by weariness, rest.      

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It is hard to fight against impulsive desire; whatever it wants it will buy at the cost of the soul.     

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The fairest order in the world is a heap of random sweepings.     

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Big results require big ambitions.     

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A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.     

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The most beautiful ape is ugly when compared to a human. The wisest human will seem like an ape when compared to a god with respect to wisdom, beauty, and everything else.     

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You cannot step into the same river twice.     

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The path up and down is one and the same.     

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Wisdom is the oneness of mind that guides and permeated all things.     

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

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The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears.     

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