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Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.

Sophocles

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.

Sophocles

To err from the right path is common to mankind.

Sophocles

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

Sophocles

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.

Sophocles

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life That word is love.

Sophocles

Someone 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.

Sophocles

Of no mortal say, 'That man is happy,' till vexed by no grievous ill he pass Life's goal.

Sophocles

Men of perverse opinion do not know the excellence of what is in their hands, till some one dash it from them.

Sophocles

None love the messenger who brings bad news.

Sophocles

Though a man be wise it is no shame for him to live and learn.

Sophocles

To know that all is well, even if late will come to know it, is at least some gain.

Sophocles

Success is dependent on effort.

Sophocles

A short saying oft contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

Surely, to think your own the only wisdom, and yours the only word, the only will, betrays a shallow spirit, an empty heart.

Sophocles

Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected.

Sophocles

Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good That lies within their hands, till they have lost it.

Sophocles

There is no sense in crying over spilt milk.

Sophocles

To him who is in fear everything rustles.

Sophocles

It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.

Sophocles

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.

Sophocles

No man loves life like him that's growing old.

Sophocles

Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.

Sophocles

Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.

Sophocles

What you cannot enforce, do not command.

Sophocles

Reason is God's crowning gift to man.

Sophocles

Show me the man who keeps his house in hand, He's fit for public authority.

Sophocles

How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong

Sophocles

Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.

Sophocles

Money There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.

Sophocles

Of all human ills, greatest is fortune's wayward tyranny.

Sophocles

Numberless are the world's wonders, but none More wonderful than man.

Sophocles

Nobody likes the man who brings bad news.

Sophocles

I 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.

Sophocles

For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues.

Sophocles

Wisdom outweighs any wealth.

Sophocles

Truly, to tell lies is not honorable but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.

Sophocles

Death is not the worst rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.

Sophocles

Stranger in a strange country.

Sophocles

It made our hair stand up in panic fear.

Sophocles

The end excuses any evil.

Sophocles

The 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.

Sophocles

Death is not the worst thing rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish.

Sophocles

There 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.

Sophocles

Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it for tomorrow is not, until today is past.

Sophocles

Time eases all things.

Sophocles

The good befriend themselves.

Sophocles

Knowledge must come through action you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.

Sophocles

A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers would one day suffer reverse.

Sophocles

The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.

Sophocles

How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there's no help in truth

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