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Sophocles Quotes and Quotations


The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
- Sophocles | Adversity Quotes
It is terrible to speak well and be wrong.
Time is a kindly god.
- Sophocles | Time Quotes
Is anyone in all the world safe from unhappiness?
- Sophocles | Unhappiness Quotes
When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.
- Sophocles | Happiness Quotes
Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
- Sophocles | Happiness Quotes
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
- Sophocles | Happiness Quotes
Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
- Sophocles | Happiness Quotes
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
- Sophocles | Friendship Quotes
You win the victory when you yield to friends.
- Sophocles | Friendship Quotes
To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away.
- Sophocles | Friendship Quotes
Rather throw away that which is dearest to you, your own life, than turn away a good friend.
- Sophocles | Friendship Quotes
Heaven ne'er helps the men who will not act.
- Sophocles | Prayer Quotes
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
- Sophocles | Self-Reliance Quotes
It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself, and no one else, has made it.
- Sophocles | Self-Reliance Quotes
What fate can be worse than to know we have no one but ourselves to blame for our misfortunes!
- Sophocles | Self-Reliance Quotes
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
- Sophocles | Self-Reliance Quotes
Seize the hour.
- Sophocles | One Day Quotes
Kindness gives birth to kindness.
- Sophocles | Positive Quotes
How dangerous can false reasoning prove!
- Sophocles | Decisions Quotes
All is disgust when one leaves his own nature and does things that misfit it.
- Sophocles | Right Quotes
Why should a man fear, since chance is all in all for him, and he can clearly fore-know nothing? Best to live lightly as one can, unthinking.
One learns by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try.
- Sophocles | Ignorance Quotes
Success is dependent on effort.
- Sophocles | Success Quotes
Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.
- Sophocles | Luck Quotes
Success is dependent on effort.
- Sophocles | Work Quotes
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
- Sophocles | Lighten up Quotes
Heaven ne'er helps the men who will not act.
- Sophocles | Action Quotes
Heaven ne'er helps the man who will not help himself.
- Sophocles | Deeds Quotes
Whom Jupiter would destroy he first drives mad.
- Sophocles | Insanity Quotes
Kindness gives birth to kindness.
- Sophocles | Kindness Quotes


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