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Quotes by Sophocles

Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way. ... Read Full Quote
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. ... Read Full Quote
To err from the right path is common to mankind. ... Read Full Quote
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws ... Read Full Quote
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. ... Read Full Quote
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life Th ... Read Full Quote
Someone asked Sophocles, How do you feel now about sex ... Read Full Quote
Of no mortal say, 'That man is happy,' till vexed by no ... Read Full Quote
Men of perverse opinion do not know the excellence of w ... Read Full Quote
None love the messenger who brings bad news. ... Read Full Quote
Though a man be wise it is no shame for him to live and ... Read Full Quote
To know that all is well, even if late will come to kno ... Read Full Quote
Success is dependent on effort. ... Read Full Quote
A short saying oft contains much wisdom. ... Read Full Quote
Surely, to think your own the only wisdom, and yours th ... Read Full Quote
Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go un ... Read Full Quote
Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good That lies withi ... Read Full Quote
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. ... Read Full Quote
To him who is in fear everything rustles. ... Read Full Quote
It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, no ... Read Full Quote
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sol ... Read Full Quote
No man loves life like him that's growing old. ... Read Full Quote
Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another. ... Read Full Quote
Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their ha ... Read Full Quote
What you cannot enforce, do not command. ... Read Full Quote
Reason is God's crowning gift to man. ... Read Full Quote
Show me the man who keeps his house in hand, He's fit f ... Read Full Quote
How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong ... Read Full Quote
Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver. ... Read Full Quote
Money There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as m ... Read Full Quote
Of all human ills, greatest is fortune's wayward tyrann ... Read Full Quote
Numberless are the world's wonders, but none More wonde ... Read Full Quote
Nobody likes the man who brings bad news. ... Read Full Quote
I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor wh ... Read Full Quote
For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues. ... Read Full Quote
Wisdom outweighs any wealth. ... Read Full Quote
Truly, to tell lies is not honorable but when the truth ... Read Full Quote
Death is not the worst rather, in vain To wish for deat ... Read Full Quote
Stranger in a strange country. ... Read Full Quote
It made our hair stand up in panic fear. ... Read Full Quote
The end excuses any evil. ... Read Full Quote
The ideal condition Would be, I admit, that men should ... Read Full Quote
Death is not the worst thing rather, when one who crave ... Read Full Quote
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom No wisdo ... Read Full Quote
Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply o ... Read Full Quote
Time eases all things. ... Read Full Quote
The good befriend themselves. ... Read Full Quote
Knowledge must come through action you can have no test ... Read Full Quote
A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who ... Read Full Quote
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves. ... Read Full Quote
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there's ... Read Full Quote