Sophocles Quotes

127 Sophocles quotes:

"There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us."
"A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist."
"Wise thinkers prevail everywhere."
"Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven."
"But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that he has bred sorrows for himself, and furnishes laughter for his enemies."
"Every man can see things far off but is blind to what is near."
"For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds."
"For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things."
"If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright."
"If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom, you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink."
"It is best to live however one can be."
"Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds."
"No one who errs unwillingly is evil."
"Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed."
"Not even Ares battles against necessity."
"Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money."
"Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source of gain?"
"For money, you would sell your soul."
Author: Sophocles Quotes Category: Soul Quotes
"Wisdom outweighs any wealth."
Author: Sophocles Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"It is only great souls that know how much glory there is in being good"
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