Sophocles Quotes

For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.

Sophocles

Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him...

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Better to die, and sleep The never-waking sleep, than linger on And dare to live when the soul's life is gone.

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It is not righteousness to outragea brave man dead, not even though you hate him.

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Evil gains work their punishment.

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Success is dependent on effort.

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Quick decisions are unsafe decisions

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My basic principle is that you don't make decisions because they are easy; you don't make them because they are cheap; you don't make them because they're popular; you make them because they're right.

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Without labor nothing prospers.

Sophocles

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.

Sophocles

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.

Sophocles

Woman, to women silence is the best ornament.

Sophocles

You win the victory when you yield to friends.

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The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves

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Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.

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Heaven never helps the man who will not act.

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