Sophocles Quotes

127 Sophocles quotes:

"No honest man will argue on every side"
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"It is God's giving if we laugh or weep"
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"It is only great souls that know how much glory there is in being good"
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"In a just cause the weak will beat the strong."
"To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has borne even when injured by it."
"Better not to exist than live basely."
"There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us."
"It is a base thing for a man among the people not to obey those in command. Never in a state can the laws be well administered when fear does not stand firm."
"To live without evil belongs only to the gods."
"A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist."
"Isn't it the sweetest mockery to mock our enemies?"
"It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do."
"Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future."
"I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely."
"Man is not constituted to take pleasure in the same things always."
"Wise thinkers prevail everywhere."
"Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all."
"The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water."
"A day lays low and lifts up again all human things."
"A fearful man is always hearing things."

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