Death is not the worst evil, but rather when we wish to die and cannot.
Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)
Source: Electra, 1007.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
No oath too binding for a lover.
Source: Fragment. 848.
What men have seen they know. . . .
We must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day had been.
Time alone can prove a just man just, though you can know a bad man in a day.
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