Sophocles Quotes

A short saying often contains much wisdom. 

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

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

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

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

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

Nobody likes the man who brings bad news. 

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

Reason is God's crowning gift to man. 

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

Wisdom outweighs any wealth.