Aion is a child at play, playing
draughts; the Kingship is a child's.
-- Fr 52
I sought for myself.
His opinions were in general that all things are composed from
fire & into this they are resolved;
Everything comes to be through fate and existing things are
connected through this turning in opposite directions.All
things are full of souls & daimons...
He called conflict a sacred disease and seeing, being deceived.
They say that when asked why he was silent,
he replied - "That you may babble." .
Do not be in a hurry to unwind to the center stick the roll of
Heraclitus the Ephesian; the path is hard indeed to traverse. There is
gloom and unrelieved darkness; but if an initiate leads you it shines
more brightly than the shining sun.
Those who speak with sense
must rely on what is common to all, as a city must rely on its law...
(nb. common remains unknown to most)
The divine law has as much power as it wishes &
is sufficient for all & is still left over.
Therefore it is necessary to follow the common: but although the
logos is common the many live as though they had a private
To god all things are beautiful & good and just; but men have
supposed some things to be unjust, others just.
The up & the down is one and the
The beginning & end of a circle are
(70.b) (Fr 103)