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Heraclitus of Ephesus

Quote of Heraclitus of Ephesus - I went in search of myself....


Biography - Heraclitus of Ephesus:

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

I went in search of myself.



Note 

Note



Fragment 101

Other version: "I have sought for myself."




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Je me suis cherché moi-même.

German
Ich habe mir selbst nachgeforscht.




See also 

See also...



Become such as you are, having learned what that is.

One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better.




Quotes for: oneself


Quotes

Quotes about oneself:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.





If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.





To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.











Quotes

Heraclitus of Ephesus also said...


The sun is new each day.





The way up and down is one and the same.





From things that differ comes the most beautiful harmony.





Education is another sun to those who are educated.





Nature is wont to hide herself.





You could not step twice into the same river.












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