Quotes by Greek Poet Sophocles


One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; that word is love. Sophocles
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Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. Sophocles

There is no success without hardship. Sophocles

Heaven never helps the men who will not act. Sophocles

Chance never helps those who do not help themselves. Sophocles

A short saying often contains much wisdom. Sophocles

Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away. Sophocles

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

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

The dice of Zeus always fall luckily. Sophocles

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

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

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

Best to live lightly, unthinkingly. Sophocles

I well believe it, to unwilling ears;None love the messenger who brings bad news. Sophocles
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To him who is in fear everything rustles. Sophocles

Look and you will find it -- what is unsought will go undetected. Sophocles

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

It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do. Sophocles

You should not consider a man's age but his acts. Sophocles


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