Quotation by Giordano Bruno

The beginning, middle, and end of the birth, growth, and perfection of whatever we behold is from contraries, by contraries, and to contraries; and whatever contrarity is, there is action and reaction, there is motion, diversity, multitude, and order, there are degrees, succession and vicissitude.
Giordano Bruno (1548–1600), Italian philosopher. quoted in Giordano Bruno, Cause, Principle, and Unity, sct. 7, ed. and trans. by Jack Lindsay (1962). "First Dialogue," introduction, The Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast (1588).
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