Sophocles Quotes

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.

~ Sophocles

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

~ Sophocles

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

~ Sophocles

Reason is God's crowning gift to man.

~ Sophocles

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

~ Sophocles

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

~ Sophocles

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

~ Sophocles

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

~ Sophocles

A short saying oft contains much wisdom.

~ Sophocles

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

~ Sophocles

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