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Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception. ...
by Sophocles

Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
- Sophocles

Related topics: Money

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Success is dependent on effort.
- Sophocles

Always desire to learn something useful.
- Sophocles

 

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
- Sophocles

A man growing old becomes a child again.
- Sophocles

Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
- Sophocles

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Who seeks shall find.
- Sophocles

Children are the anchors of a mother's life.
- Sophocles

I see the state of all of us who live,
nothing more than phantoms or a weightless shadow.
- Sophocles

For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds.
- Sophocles

No man loves the bearer of bad tidings.
- Sophocles

One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will
be a friend better than any possession.
- Sophocles

A short saying often contains much wisdom.
- Sophocles

Men may know many things by seeing; but no prophet
can see before the event,
nor what end waits for him.
- Sophocles

To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
- Sophocles

If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things;
for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright.
- Sophocles

Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country,
I rate him nowhere.
- Sophocles

The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
- Sophocles

If one begins all deeds well, it is likely that they will end well too.
- Sophocles

You should not consider a man's age but his acts.
- Sophocles

If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom,
you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink.
- Sophocles

It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do.
- Sophocles

Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their
hands until they've flung it away.
- Sophocles

Silence is an ornament for women.
- Sophocles

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

A fearful man is always hearing things.
- Sophocles

It's a terrible thing to speak well and be wrong.
- Sophocles

The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.
- Sophocles

It is best to live however one can be.
- Sophocles

Despair often breeds disease.
- Sophocles

There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful
as conscience which dwells within us.
- Sophocles

No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
- Sophocles

Reverence does not die with mortals,
nor does it perish whether they live or die.
- Sophocles

There is some pleasure even in words,
when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
- Sophocles

I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
- Sophocles

Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost
the past and is dead to the future.
- Sophocles

For the dead there are no more toils.
- Sophocles

All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
- Sophocles

When trouble ends even troubles please.
- Sophocles

Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs
all things is still mighty in heaven.
- Sophocles

How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
- Sophocles

Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected.
- Sophocles

Now I see that going out into the testing ground of
men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
- Sophocles

If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment:
"Thou shalt not ration justice."
- Sophocles

Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse
than the disease and is a physician unskilled about misfortunes.
- Sophocles

Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off,
how quick to be proved a deceiver.
- Sophocles

To live without evil belongs only to the gods.
- Sophocles

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

He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.
- Sophocles

If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and
to raise the dead with tears,
then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
- Sophocles

Not even Ares battles against necessity.
- Sophocles

Even a poor man can receive honors.
- Sophocles

Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth.
- Sophocles

Better not to exist than live basely.
- Sophocles

Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
- Sophocles

Men should pledge themselves to nothing;
for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
- Sophocles

Wise thinkers prevail everywhere.
- Sophocles

Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
- Sophocles

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

A state is not a state if it belongs to one man.
- Sophocles

Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
- Sophocles

Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.
- Sophocles

Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
- Sophocles

Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands,
till they have lost it.
- Sophocles

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
- Sophocles

There is nothing more hateful than bad advice.
- Sophocles

Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
- Sophocles

There is no success without hardship.
- Sophocles

No enemy is worse than bad advice.
- Sophocles

Not even old age knows how to love death.
- Sophocles


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