One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life: that word is love.
Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
The dice of Zeus fall ever luckily.
Source: Fragment. 809.
Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than man.
. . . 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.
Think not that thy word and thine alone must be right.
Source: Antigone, 706.
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
Source: Antigone, ca. 442 B.C.
Do nothing secretly; for Time sees and hears all things, and discloses all.
Source: Hipponous. Fragment. 280.
Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.
A short saying oft contains much wisdom.
Source: Aletes. Fragment. 99.
If I am Sophocles, I am not mad; and if I am mad, I am not Sophocles.
Source: Vit. Anon. p. 64 (Plumptre's Trans.).
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