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Heraclitus Quotes

A man's character is his fate.

A man's character is his guardian divinity.

Big results require big ambitions.

Bigotry is the sacred disease.

Change alone is unchanging.

Character is destiny.

Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.

Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.

Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.

Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe.

Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls.

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

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.

Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.

I am what libraries and librarians have made me, with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets.

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

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

Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses.

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.

Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.