Thoughts are mightier than strength of hand.
Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)
Source: Fragment. 854.
Contributed by: Zaady
There is a point at which even justice does injury.
Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.
Nobody likes the bringer of bad news.
Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.
Source: Phædra. Fragment. 619.
What you cannot enforce, do not command.
Death is not the worst evil, but rather when we wish to die and cannot.
Source: Electra, 1007.
It is better not to live at all than to live disgraced.
Source: Peleus. Fragment. 445.
And if my present deeds are foolish in thy sight, it may be that a foolish judge arraigns my folly.
Fortune is not on the side of the faint-hearted.
Source: Fragment. 842.
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