Quotes by Greek Poet Sophocles

Silence has many beauties. 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

Heaven never helps the men who will not act. Sophocles

There is no success without hardship. Sophocles

Chance never helps those who do not help themselves. Sophocles

A short saying often contains much wisdom. 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

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

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

The dice of Zeus always fall luckily. Sophocles

Best to live lightly, unthinkingly. Sophocles

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

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

Truth is always the strongest argument. Sophocles

Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all. Sophocles

To live without evil belongs only to the gods. Sophocles

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

To him who is in fear everything rustles. Sophocles

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