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Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher ( - )

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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.~Heraclitus


Experience Man River

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


Good Patience Day

There is nothing permanent except change.~Heraclitus


Change Nothing Permanent

Big results require big ambitions.~Heraclitus


Results Big Require

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


Unexpected Search You

Character is destiny.~Heraclitus


Character Destiny

You cannot step into the same river twice.~Heraclitus


River Step Brainy

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


War Peace God

The sun is new each day.~Heraclitus


Morning Sun Day

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


Men World Learn

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


Heart Soul Wishes

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.~Heraclitus


Happiness Envy Always

A man's character is his guardian divinity.~Heraclitus


Character Man Guardian

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


Man Child Play

Nothing endures but change.~Heraclitus


Change Nothing Endures

The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.~Heraclitus


Better Harmony Hidden

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


Control You Same

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


Eyes People Poor

Much learning does not teach understanding.~Heraclitus


Learning Teach Does

Nature is wont to hide herself.~Heraclitus


Nature Hide Herself

A man's character is his fate.~Heraclitus


Character Man Fate

The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears.~Heraclitus


Eyes More Ears

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


All Things Couples Things

The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.~Heraclitus


Wedding Three Sometimes

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


Harmony Brings Opposition

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


Universe Workers Even