Sophocles Quotes

In darkness one may be ashamed of what one does, without the shame of disgrace.

If anyone counts upon one day ahead or even more, he does not think. For there can be no tomorrow until we have safely passed the day that is with us still.

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

Nobody likes the bringer of bad news.

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

There are many wonderful things, but none is more wonderful than man.

In a just cause it is right to be confident.

Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.

I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating.

Men’s minds are given to change in hate and friendship.