Home Daily Quotes Topics Pictures Favorite Authors All Authors Author Types

Popular Topics Love
Life
Funny
Famous
Inspirational


Follow us also on:
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Google+ Follow us on Tumblr Follow us on Pinterest

Link To Us


Author Info:

Type: Poet
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 496 BC
Date of Death: 406 BC




 

Sophocles Quotes

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

There is nothing more hateful than bad advice.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

When trouble ends even troubles please.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

A state is not a state if it belongs to one man.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has borne even when injured by it.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

No lie ever reaches old age.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Success is dependent on effort.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source of gain?
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Even a poor man can receive honors.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

A fearful man is always hearing things.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles



Popular Authors Buddha
Osho
Kahlil Gibran
Socrates
Albert Einstein


Browse Authors
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z