Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.

The sun is new each day.

It is necessary to take what is common as our guide; however, though this logic is universal, the many live as if each individual has his own private wisdom.

Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls.

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

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.

You cannot step into the same river twice.

We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play.

Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.

If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.

Even sleepers are workers and collaborators in what goes on in the Universe.

The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears.

To God everything is beautiful, good, and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just.

It is better to hide ignorance but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.

Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.

Everything flows; nothing remains.

Time is a game played beautifully by children.

A man's character is his guardian divinity.

God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.

Silence, healing.

A man's character is his fate.

The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.

Character is destiny.

Nothing endures but change.

Change alone is unchanging.

If it were not for injustice men would not know justice.

Big results require big ambitions.

There is nothing permanent except change.

Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses.

Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.

Greater dooms win greater destinies.

Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.

No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.

Nature is wont to hide herself.

Man's character is his fate.

It is in changing that we find purpose.

Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.

To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.

It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.

Though wisdom is common, yet the many live as if they had a wisdom of their own.

Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.

You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing in.

Wisdom is the oneness of mind that guides and permeates all things.

No man steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.

All is flux; nothing stays still.

You can never step into the same river for new waters are always flowing on to you.

Much learning does not teach understanding.