Quotation by Heraclitus

A lifetime [or, eternity] is a child playing, playing checkers; the kingdom belongs to a child.
Heraclitus (c. 535–475 B.C.), Greek philosopher. quoted in Hippolytus [early third century A.D.], Refutation 9.9.4, Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy, trans. by R.D. McKirahan, Jr., eds. S. Marc Cohen, Patricia Curd, and C.D.C. Reeve, Hackett Publishing Co. (1995).
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