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In existographies, Heraclitus (2490-2405 BE) (c.535-450 BCM) (IQ:185|#79) (ID:2.18|A85) (RGM:260|1,350+) (Becker 139:41|7L) (Stokes 100:4) (Listal 100:91) (FA:6) (CR:132) (LH:13) (TL:145|#69), from Hera- the queen of gods[1], + -clitus (kléō ‎(κλέω) or kleitós ‎(κλειτός)) meaning “to tell of, make famous, celebrate, renowned, splendid, excellent”[2], was a Greek physicist and philosopher, noted for his "flux and fire" model of change in respect to things.


Change | Flow

Heraclitus is famous for his "everything flows" motto; stated as follows:

“All things are in motion like a stream.”
— Heraclitus (c.490BC), Publication [3]

Some classify this as the "panta rhei" argument.[4]


The c.495BC, Heraclitus, in fragment 48, supposedly, was using the term “βίος” (see: bio) in the sense of life.[5]


Quotes | By

The following are quotes by Heraclitus:

“Ethos anthropoi daimon.”
— Heraclitus (c.495BC), Fragment #45 (see: character is destiny, aka "one's ethos is one daimon")
“The sun [Helios] will not overstep his measures; if he does, the Erinyes, the handmaids of justice, will find him out.”
— Heraclitus (c.495BC), Fragment 94 (Ѻ) (translator: John Brunet; note: Hans Diels translates "sun" as Helios)

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See also


  1. Hera – GreekGodsAndGoddesses.net.
  2. Clitus – Name-Doctor.com.
  3. Burnet, John (1930). Early Greek Philosophy (pg. 145-46). Publisher.
  4. Panta Rhie – Wikipedia.
  5. Fragment 48 (Heraclitus) – WikiSource.

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