46 Total Quotes

Heraclitus Ephesus Quotes

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.
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#Character

Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.
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Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
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#Greek Philosopher #Envy

Big results require big ambitions.
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#Greek Philosopher #Ambition

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
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#Greek Philosopher #Man

You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
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You cannot step twice into the same river; for other waters are continually flowing in.
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Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.
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There is nothing permanent except change.
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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.
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Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
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#Greek Philosopher #Harmony

Much learning does not teach understanding.
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#Greek Philosopher #Learning

Stupidity is better kept a secret than displayed
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#Stupidity

Eyes are more accurate witnesses than ears
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#Eyes

The universal cosmic process was not created by any god or man; it forever was, is, and forever will be, an Ever living Fire
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#God

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

The world is nothing but a great desire to live and a great dissatisfaction with living
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#Desire

Man is on earth as in an egg
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#Earth

To God all things are beautiful, good, and right; human beings, on the other hand, deem some things right and others wrong. It would not be better if things happened to people just as they wish
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#God