heraclitus the obscure quotes

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We were wise indeed, could we discern truly the signs of our own time; and by knowledge of its wants and advantages, wisely adjust ...
Any effort in philosophy to make the obscure obvious is likely to be unappealing, for the penalty of failure is confusion while th ...
Now I must write personally; but I would not, if I didn't know that nothing we can say about ourselves is personal. I read the nov ...
The divinity in man is the true vestal fire of the temple which is never permitted to go out, but burns as steadily and with as pu ...
The great war that broke so suddenly upon the world two years ago, and which has swept up within its flame so great a part of the ...
The obscure only exists that it may cease to exist. In it lies the opportunity of all victory and all progress. Whether it call it ...
There is nothing real or useful that is not a seat of war. Our houses ring with laughter and personal and critical gossip, but it ...
I know of only one mystical poem that is satisfactorily successful, The Obscure Night of the Soul, by St. John of the Cross. In th ...
Indignant at the fumbling wits, the obscure spite
Of our old Paudeen in his shop, I stumbled blind
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It is impossible to step into the same river twice.
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