Best Sophocles Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Sophocles Quotes

A man growing old becomes a child again.

 

A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear. 

 

Always desire to learn something useful.

 

Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.

 

Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.

 

For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is just one more night. God’s dice always have a lucky roll.

 

Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all. 

 

How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there’s no help in the truth.

 

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.

 

Old age and the passage of time teach all things. 

 

Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way. 

 

Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception. Reason is God’s crowning gift to man.

 

Success is dependent on effort.

 

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.

 

The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.

 

 

There is no success without hardship.

 

Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.

 

To him who is in fear everything rustles.

 

Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.

 

War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always. 

 

When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.

 

Who seeks shall find.

 

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. 

 

Wise thinkers prevail everywhere.

 

You win the victory when you yield to friends.

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