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Heraclitus of Ephesus

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Biography : Ancient Greek, pre-Socratic, Ionian philosopher was born at Ephesus.
Born: -544 - Died: -480
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: Turkey
Turkey
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The sun is new each day.
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The sun is new each day.




The way up and down is one and the same.
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The way up and down is one and the same.

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From things that differ comes the most beautiful harmony.
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Education is another sun to those who are educated.
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Nature is wont to hide herself.
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You could not step twice into the same river.
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You could not step twice into the same river.

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I went in search of myself.
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Dogs bark at those they don't know.
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Change alone is unchanging.
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Although logos is common to all, most people live as if they had a wisdom of their own.
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Cold things warm up, the hot cools off, wet becomes dry, dry becomes wet.
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If all things were turned to smoke, the nostrils would distinguish them.
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The shortest way to fame is to become good.
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The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears.
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Asses would rather have straw than gold.
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The waking have one common world, but the sleeping turn aside each into a world of his own.
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The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
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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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The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.
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Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
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Much learning does not teach understanding.
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