【Top 49】Sophocles Quotes

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1.    A man growing old becomes a child again.    —   Sophocles
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2.    No lie ever reaches old age.    —   Sophocles
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3.    You should not consider a man’s age but his acts.    —   Sophocles
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4.    Old age and the passage of time teach all things.    —   Sophocles
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5.    Not even old age knows how to love death.    —   Sophocles
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6.    Time alone reveals the just man but you might discern a bad man in a single day.    —   Sophocles
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7.    Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.    —   Sophocles
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Sophocles Ignorant men dont know what good they hold in their
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8.    The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.    —   Sophocles
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9.    Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.    —   Sophocles
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10.    Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.    —   Sophocles
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11.    It is best to live however one can be.    —   Sophocles
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12.    For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not able even to have that.    —   Sophocles
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13.    For the wretched one night is like a thousand for someone faring well death is just one more night.    —   Sophocles
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14.    To him who is in fear everything rustles.    —   Sophocles
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15.    A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.    —   Sophocles
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16.    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.    —   Sophocles
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17.    Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.    —   Sophocles
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18.    Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the one who fares badly and there is no prophet of the future for mortal men.    —   Sophocles
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19.    Reason is God’s crowning gift to man.    —   Sophocles
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20.    God’s dice always have a lucky roll.    —   Sophocles
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21.    Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.    —   Sophocles
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22.    Ignorant men don’t know what good they hold in their hands until they’ve flung it away.    —   Sophocles
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23.    To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.    —   Sophocles
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24.    Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.    —   Sophocles
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25.    Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.    —   Sophocles
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26.    When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.    —   Sophocles
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27.    How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there’s no help in the truth.    —   Sophocles
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28.    Children are the anchors of a mother’s life.    —   Sophocles
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29.    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.    —   Sophocles
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30.    Men should pledge themselves to nothing for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.    —   Sophocles
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31.    Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.    —   Sophocles
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32.    Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.    —   Sophocles
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33.    Always desire to learn something useful.    —   Sophocles
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34.    Who seeks shall find.    —   Sophocles
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35.    No speech can stain what is noble by nature.    —   Sophocles
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36.    All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.    —   Sophocles
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37.    The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.    —   Sophocles
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38.    Success is dependent on effort.    —   Sophocles
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39.    There is no success without hardship.    —   Sophocles
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40.    Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.    —   Sophocles
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41.    Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.    —   Sophocles
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42.    It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.    —   Sophocles
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43.    War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.    —   Sophocles
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44.    Wisdom outweighs any wealth.    —   Sophocles
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45.    A short saying often contains much wisdom.    —   Sophocles
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46.    Much wisdom often goes with fewest words.    —   Sophocles
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47.    If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom, you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink.    —   Sophocles
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48.    Silence is an ornament for women.    —   Sophocles
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49.    Evil gains work their punishment.    —   Sophocles
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