Do nothing secretly; for Time sees and hears all things, and discloses all.
Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)
Source: Hipponous. Fragment. 280.
Contributed by: Zaady
Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.
Fortune is not on the side of the faint-hearted.
Source: Fragment. 842.
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
If it were possible to heal sorrow by weeping and to raise the dead with tears, gold were less prized than grief.
Source: Fragment. 510.
Those griefs smart most which are seen to be of our own choice.
Source: Oedipus Rex
Heaven never helps the man who will not act.
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
There is an ancient saying, famous among men, that thou shouldst not judge fully of a man's life before he dieth, whether it should be called blest or wretched.
Source: Trachiniæ, 1.
Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.
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