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A list of the best Sophocles quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Sophocles quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Sophocles quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Sophocles should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Sophocles quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.
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A short saying often contains much wisdom.Sophocles
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.Sophocles
In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.Sophocles
It is terrible to speak well and be wrong.Sophocles
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; that word is love.Sophocles
There is no success without hardship.Sophocles
Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.Sophocles
Truth is always the strongest argument.Sophocles
Look and you will find it -- what is unsought will go undetected.Sophocles
michaelj72 added You should not consider a man's age but his acts.
For the dead there are no more toils.Sophocles
Kindness gives birth to kindness.Sophocles
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?Sophocles
Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.Sophocles
michaelj72 added The truth is what I cherish and that's my strength. - Oedipus Rex
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.Sophocles
michaelj72 added We have only a little time to please the living. But all eternity to love the dead. - Antigone
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.Sophocles
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.Sophocles