51 RESULTS FOR: Sophocles
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
SophoclesRather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
SophoclesTo err from the right path is common to mankind.
SophoclesHe who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.
SophoclesWisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
SophoclesOne word frees us of all the weight and pain of life That word is love.
SophoclesSomeone asked Sophocles, How do you feel now about sex Are you able to have a woman He replied, Hush man most gladly indeed am I rid off it all, as though I had escaped from a mad and savage master.
SophoclesOf no mortal say, 'That man is happy,' till vexed by no grievous ill he pass Life's goal.
SophoclesMen of perverse opinion do not know the excellence of what is in their hands, till some one dash it from them.
SophoclesNone love the messenger who brings bad news.
SophoclesThough a man be wise it is no shame for him to live and learn.
SophoclesTo know that all is well, even if late will come to know it, is at least some gain.
SophoclesSuccess is dependent on effort.
SophoclesA short saying oft contains much wisdom.
SophoclesSurely, to think your own the only wisdom, and yours the only word, the only will, betrays a shallow spirit, an empty heart.
SophoclesLook and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected.
SophoclesMen of ill judgment oft ignore the good That lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
SophoclesThere is no sense in crying over spilt milk.
SophoclesTo him who is in fear everything rustles.
SophoclesIt is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.
SophoclesThe keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
SophoclesNo man loves life like him that's growing old.
SophoclesMuch speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.
SophoclesIgnorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.
SophoclesWhat you cannot enforce, do not command.
SophoclesReason is God's crowning gift to man.
SophoclesShow me the man who keeps his house in hand, He's fit for public authority.
SophoclesHow dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong
SophoclesGrief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
SophoclesMoney There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
SophoclesOf all human ills, greatest is fortune's wayward tyranny.
SophoclesNumberless are the world's wonders, but none More wonderful than man.
SophoclesNobody likes the man who brings bad news.
SophoclesI have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either.
SophoclesFor God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues.
SophoclesWisdom outweighs any wealth.
SophoclesTruly, to tell lies is not honorable but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.
SophoclesDeath is not the worst rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.
SophoclesStranger in a strange country.
SophoclesIt made our hair stand up in panic fear.
SophoclesThe end excuses any evil.
SophoclesThe ideal condition Would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct But since we are all likely to go astray, The reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach.
SophoclesDeath is not the worst thing rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish.
SophoclesThere is no happiness where there is no wisdom No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
SophoclesRash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it for tomorrow is not, until today is past.
SophoclesTime eases all things.
SophoclesThe good befriend themselves.
SophoclesKnowledge must come through action you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.
SophoclesA prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers would one day suffer reverse.
SophoclesThe greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
SophoclesHow dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there's no help in truth