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Sophocles quotes (19)

In a just cause the weak oercome the strong.
Sophocles   Category: Beauty

A lie never lives to be old.
Sophocles   Category: Lever

Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until theyve flung it away.
Sophocles   Category: If

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
Sophocles   Category: Factory

Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.
Sophocles   Category: Children

A short saying oft contains much wisdom.
Sophocles   Category: Quotations

Wonders are many and none is more wonderful than man.
Sophocles   Category: Housework

Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the law.
Sophocles   Category: Law

What you cannot enforce do not command.
Sophocles   Category: Cannot

If I am Sophocles I am not mad; and if I am mad I am not Sophocles.
Sophocles   Category: Monster

There is a point at which even justice does injury.
Sophocles   Category: Justice

Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.
Sophocles   Category: God

We must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day had been.
Sophocles   Category: Age

Heaven never helps the man who will not act.
Sophocles   Category: Action

Nobody likes the bringer of bad news.
Sophocles   Category: News

There is no success without hardship.
Sophocles   Category: Success

It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it.
Sophocles   Category: Unsorted

What men have seen they know....
Sophocles   Category: Blasphemy

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life: that word is love.
Sophocles   Category: Life