Most popular Sophocles Quotes
To err is human.
No man can escape his fate.
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
What's done cannot be undone.
Success is dependent on effort.
Without labor nothing prospers.
Let one nobly live or nobly die.
Great Time makes all things dim.
Kindness gives birth to kindness.
No enemy is worse than bad advice.
For money you would sell your soul?
There is no success without hardship.
Fortune is not for the faint-hearted.
For kindness begets kindness evermore.
Find friendship an unstable anchorage.
Strike at a great man and you will miss
A mind at peace does not engender wars.
Truth is always the strongest argument.
A short saying oft contains much wisdom.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
The dice of Zeus have ever lucky throws.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
Much wisdom often goes with fewest words.
I cannot love a friend whose love is words.
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
To be doing good is man's most glorious task.
In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.
Old age and the wear of time teach many things.
Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
No man loves life like one who is growing older.
Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.
Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than man.
Troubles hurt the most when they prove self-inflicted.
Kindness it is that which brings forth kindness always.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.
Though a soul be wise, it is no shame for him to live and learn.
More men come to doom through dirty profits than are kept by them.
Numberless are the world's wonders, but none more wonderful than man.
In season, all is good." — "Who does not befriend himself by doing good?
How terrible is wisdom when it brings no profit to the man that is wise!
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.
If men live decently it is because discipline saves their very lives for them.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does things that misfit it.
When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.
No man has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the law.
A man, though wise, should never be ashamed of learning more, and must unbend his mind.
I see that everywhere among the race of men it is the tongue that wins and not the deed.
There is no witness so terrible — no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
One must learn by doing the thing; for though you think you know it you have no certainty, until you try.
Fate has terrible power. You cannot escape it by wealth or war. No fort will keep it out, no ships outrun it.
If any count on two days, or any more, to come, they are a fool; for a man has no morrow, till with good luck he has got through today.
In a just cause, the weak will beat the strong.