Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.
Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)
Source: Phædra. Fragment. 619.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected.
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.
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