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Heraclitus: Quotes & Facts

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This book is an anthology of quotes from Heraclitus and selected facts about Heraclitus.

“A man's character is his fate.”
“Change alone is unchanging.”
“Eyes are more accurate witnesses than ears.”
“It is harder to fight pleasure than to fight emotion.”
“Life has the name of life, but in reality it is death.”
“Man, like a light in the night, is kindled and put out.”
“Much learning does not teach understanding.”
“Nature is wont to hide herself.”
“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.”
“The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.”
“The people should fight for their law as if defending the city's wall.”
“The road uphill and the road downhill are one and the same.”
“The Sibyl, speaking with inspired mouth, sends her voice to remotest ages.”

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