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