Heraclitus Quotes (83 quotes)




Heraclitus
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Fragment 16 - On the Universe
Heraclitus
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Fragment 7, as quoted in The Art and Thought of Heraclitus : An Edition of the Fragments (1981) edited by Charles H. Kahn, p. 105 - On the Universe
Heraclitus
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Variant: "But the Sibyl with raging mouth uttering things solemn, rude and unadorned, reaches with her voice over a thousand years, because of the God." - The Fragments of the Work of Heraclitus of Ephesus on Nature (1889), translated by G.T.W Patrick, Ph.D., p. 86, "On Nature - XII"
Heraclitus
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Fragment 41; Quoted by Plato in Cratylus - On the Universe


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Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Heraclitus of Ephesus was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, a native of the Greek city Ephesus, Ionia, on the coast of Asia Minor. He was of distinguished parentage. Little is known about his early life and education, but he regarded himself as self-taught and a pioneer of wisdom.

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