Quotes by Greek Poet Sophocles

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. Sophocles

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; that word is love. Sophocles
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Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away. Sophocles

Heaven never helps the men who will not act. Sophocles

To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task. Sophocles

Chance never helps those who do not help themselves. Sophocles

One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession. Sophocles

A short saying often contains much wisdom. Sophocles

Better to die, and sleepThe never-waking sleep, than linger onAnd dare to live when the soul's life is gone. Sophocles

To him who is in fear everything rustles. Sophocles

The dice of Zeus always fall luckily. Sophocles

Best to live lightly, unthinkingly. Sophocles

A state is not a state if it belongs to one man. Sophocles

Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another. Sophocles

Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception. Sophocles

There is no success without hardship. Sophocles

I well believe it, to unwilling ears;None love the messenger who brings bad news. Sophocles
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No enemy is worse than bad advice. Sophocles

There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us. Sophocles

In a just cause the weak will beat the strong. Sophocles

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