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Heraclitus of Ephesus

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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

Much learning does not teach understanding.




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Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.
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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
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He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
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Learning to love is why we are here.
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.
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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
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The sun is new each day.
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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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