Sophocles Quotes


127 Sophocles quotes:



"No man loves life like him that's growing old"
"Knowledge must come through action; you can have no test, which is not fanciful; save by trial"
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"Success is dependent on effort."
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"Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness."
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"Wisdom outweighs any wealth."
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"Who seeks shall find."
"Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way."
"A man growing old becomes a child again."
"Children are the anchors of a mother's life."
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"Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception."
"Always desire to learn something useful."
"The ideal condition would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct; but since we are all likely to go astray, The reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach"
"Men of perverse opinion do not know the excellence of what is in their hands, till someone dash it from them."
"If you are out of trouble, watch for danger"
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"One learns by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try"
"In darkness one may be ashamed of what one does, without the shame of disgrace"
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"Dark, dark! The horror of darkness, like a shroud, wraps me and bears me on through mist and cloud."
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"Desire looks clear from the eyes of a lovely bride: power as strong as the founded world"
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"I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating"
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"None love the messenger who brings bad news."



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