- Notable Heraclitus Quotes Index -
Born: 535 BC,
Died: , 475 BC
Change alone is unchanging.
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
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.
Much learning does not teach understanding.
Nature is wont to hide herself.
Nothing endures but change.
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.
The sun is new each day.
There is nothing permanent except change.
Quotes by Heraclitus