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" You cannot step twice into the same river; for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you. "
The Smith College Monthly - Page 134
1903
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The Smith College Monthly, Volume 11

1903
...primary substance. All things were produced in exchange for fire, took their rise from rarefraction and condensation, and were due to opposition ; also...earth, and earth to sea. Then sea turned 1 Fr. 18. a Fr. 4. 3 Fr. 119. 4 Fr. 13. 5 Fr. 19. 6 Fr. 41. A back again to fire and the process was repeated....
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The Cycle of Life According to Modern Science: Being a Series of Essays ...

Caleb Williams Saleeby - Science - 1904 - 342 pages
...works — annotated by himself, and not Plato? We have to make the best of such aphorisms as these: " You cannot step twice into the same river, for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you" ; and " Man's character is his fate." There is no evidence that Heraclitus possessed the power of exact thinking,...
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History of Western Philosophy

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 2008 - 928 pages
...opinions of Heraclitus, and the one most emphasised by his disciples, as described in Plato's Theaetetus. "You cannot step twice into the same river; for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you." * "The sun is new every day." His belief in universal change is commonly supposed to have been expressed...
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A Gage Block Measurement Process Using Single Wavelength ..., Issues 152-155

John S. Beers - Gage blocks - 1975 - 30 pages
...— as well as economics — than in technology. Time Through the Ages Reality is flux and change. "You cannot step twice into the same river, for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you." Heraclitus 535-475 BC Time involves measure and Time is the "numerical aspect of order. motion with...
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The Changing Profile of the Natural Law

Michael Bertram Crowe - Law - 1977 - 321 pages
...diametric opposition to Parmenides and summarized in the celebrated paradox about not being able to step twice into the same river "for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you.14" Perhaps the secret and saving word was Heracleitus's discovery that the strife and flux of...
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Selfless Persons: Imagery and Thought in Theravada Buddhism

Steven Collins - Philosophy - 1990 - 323 pages
...so Rahula's collocation with the Buddhist passage of a version of the idea attributed to Heraclitus, 'you cannot step twice into the same river, for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you', obscures rather than clarifies the wider imaginative world in which the river image in Buddhism is...
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A Comparative History of Ideas

Hajime Nakamura - East and West - 1992 - 572 pages
...however, was Heraclitus (flourished c. 504-501 BC). He is best known, perhaps unjustly, for the statement: "You cannot step twice into the same river, for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you." 8 Aristotle interpreted this statement of Heraclitus as affirming that "All things are in motion, nothing...
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D.H. Lawrence, Volume 1

John Worthen, Mark Kinkead-Weekes, David Ellis - Authors, English - 1991 - 943 pages
...warm cools; what is wet dries, and the parched is moistened. It is the opposite that is good for us. You cannot step twice into the same river, for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you. Men would not have known the name of justice if these things (ie .injustice) were not. The way up and...
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Introduction to Ancient Philosophy

Don E. Marietta, Jr. - Philosophy - 1998 - 236 pages
...the entire cosmos is in flux so rapid that the senses cannot keep up with it. He said, "You would not step twice into the same river," for fresh waters are ever flowing in. It would be a mistake to see Heraclitus's philosophy only as emphasizing change, however. Change is...
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Gertrude Stein, Writer and Thinker

Claudia Franken - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 393 pages
...Whitehead laid stress on the same idea, which had been handed down from Heraclitus, who had stated that one cannot step twice into the same river for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon one (fragment B 49a, "We step and do not step into the same rivers; we arc and arc not") - accordingly,...
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