Sophocles

496 - 406 BC

A Quote by Sophocles on breath, shadow, human being, and human

A human being is only breath and shadow.

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Sophocles

Numberless are the world's wonders, but none more wonderful than man.

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Sophocles on action

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Look and you shall find it; for what is unsought will go unseen.

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A Quote by Sophocles

"One word frees us of all the weight an pain of life: That word is love."

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Sophocles on acceptance and luck

A wise player ought to accept his throws and score them, not bewail his luck.

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

Source: Fragment. 862.

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A Quote by Sophocles on argument and truth

The truth is always the strongest argument.

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

Source: Fragment. 737.

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A Quote by Sophocles on love and war

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War loves to seek its victims in the young.

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

Source: Scyrii. Fragment. 507.

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A Quote by Sophocles on justice and weakness

In a just cause the weak o'ercome the strong.

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

Source: Oedipus Coloneus, 880.

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A Quote by Sophocles on pain and trouble

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

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Sophocles on crime, evil, good, men, mistakes, pride, and yielding

. . . all men make mistakes. But a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

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