If I am Sophocles, I am not mad; and if I am mad, I am not Sophocles.
Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)
Source: Vit. Anon. p. 64 (Plumptre's Trans.).
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life: that word is love.
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.
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