. . . 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)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.).
There is no success without hardship.
Thoughts are mightier than strength of hand.
Source: Fragment. 854.
There is a point at which even justice does injury.
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