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Sophocles Quotes

Children are the anchors of a mother's life.

Despair often breeds disease.

Do not grieve yourself too much for those you hate, nor yet forget them utterly.

Don't you know that silence supports the accuser's charge?

Enemies' gifts are no gifts and do no good.

Even a poor man can receive honors.

Every man can see things far off but is blind to what is near.

Evil counsel travels fast.

Evil gains work their punishment.

Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.

For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not able even to have that.

For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds.

For the dead there are no more toils.

For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is just one more night.

For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.

Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.

Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the one who fares badly; and there is no prophet of the future for mortal men.

God's dice always have a lucky roll.

Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth.

He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.