It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish.

ἀνθρώποις γίνεσθαι ὁκόσα θέλουσιν οὐκ ἄμεινον

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Original Citation

Heraclitus. Fragments. 5th century BC, DK B110.

Current Citation

Heraclitus. "Heraclitus of Ephesus." The First Philosophers: The Presocratics and Sophists. Translated by Robin Waterfield. Oxford UP, 2009, DK B110.