Quotes by Heraclitus

A man's character is his guardian divinity.
– Heraclitus
Big results require big ambitions.
– Heraclitus
Bigotry is the sacred disease.
– Heraclitus
Change alone is unchanging.
– Heraclitus
Character is destiny.
– Heraclitus
Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.
– Heraclitus
Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.
– Heraclitus
Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe.
– Heraclitus
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.
– Heraclitus
I am what libraries and librarians have made me, with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets.
– Heraclitus
If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.
– Heraclitus
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
– Heraclitus
No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.
– Heraclitus
No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.
– Heraclitus
Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
– Heraclitus
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
– Heraclitus
The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.
– Heraclitus
The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears.
– Heraclitus
There is nothing permanent except change.
– Heraclitus
To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.
– Heraclitus