Ideas and Quotes by Heraclitus

Posted: November 9, 2010 in Quotes
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Unity of Opposites

The road up and the road down are the same thing. (Hippolytus, Refutations 9.10.3)

Cold things grow hot, a hot thing cold, a moist thing withers, a parched thing is wetted.

Everything flows, nothing stands still.

Nothing endures but change.

You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.

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.

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

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