Fortune is not on the side of the faint-hearted.
Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)
Source: Fragment. 842.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Time alone can prove a just man just, though you can know a bad man in a day.
A lie never lives to be old.
Source: Acrisius. Fragment. 59.
Nobody loves life like an old man.
Source: Fragment. 63.
Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected.
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