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I see that all of us who live are nothing but ...
by Sophocles

I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
- Sophocles

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

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

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

 

Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
- Sophocles

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
- Sophocles

Always desire to learn something useful.
- Sophocles

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A man growing old becomes a child again.
- Sophocles

Who seeks shall find.
- Sophocles

Success is dependent on effort.
- Sophocles

Do not grieve yourself too much for those you hate,
nor yet forget them utterly.
- Sophocles

Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
- 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

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

Hush!
Check those words.
Do not cure ill with ill and make your pain still heavier than it is.
- 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

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

A short saying often contains much wisdom.
- Sophocles

Without labor nothing prospers.
- Sophocles

For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds.
- Sophocles

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

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life.
That word is love.
- Sophocles

There is a point at which even justice does injury.
- Sophocles

No treaty is ever an impediment to a cheat.
- Sophocles

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

The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water.
- Sophocles

Don't you know that silence supports the accuser's charge?
- Sophocles

No speech can stain what is noble by nature.
- Sophocles

Those whose life is long still strive for gain,
and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
- Sophocles

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

Evil gains work their punishment.
- Sophocles

Man is not constituted to take pleasure in the same things always.
- Sophocles

There is nothing more hateful than bad advice.
- Sophocles

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

A lie never lives to be old.
- Sophocles

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

A day lays low and lifts up again all human things.
- Sophocles

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

But whoever gives birth to useless children,
what would you say of him except that he has bred sorrows for himself,
and furnishes laughter for his enemies.
- Sophocles

There are some who praise a man free from disease;
to me no man who is poor seems free from disease but to be constantly sick.
- Sophocles

Despair often breeds disease.
- Sophocles

Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
- Sophocles

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

For the dead there are no more toils.
- Sophocles

God's dice always have a lucky roll.
- Sophocles

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

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

Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
- Sophocles

Whoever lives among many evils just as I,
how can dying not be a source of gain?
- Sophocles

Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
- Sophocles

All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.
- Sophocles

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

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

Not all things are to be discovered;
many are better concealed.
- Sophocles

Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.
- Sophocles

Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
- 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

Isn't it the sweetest mockery to mock our enemies?
- Sophocles

Silence is an ornament for women.
- Sophocles

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

It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
- Sophocles

Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.
- Sophocles

There is no greater evil than anarchy.
- 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

For the wretched one night is like a thousand;
for someone faring well death is just one more night.
- Sophocles

Not to be born is, past all prizing,
best.
- Sophocles

For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die
and is not able even to have that.
- Sophocles

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

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

There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.
- Sophocles

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


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