Sophocles Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Sophocles quotes, Sophocles sayings, and Sophocles proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The long unmeasured pulse of time moves everything. There is nothing hidden that it cannot bring to light, nothing once known that may not become unknown. Nothing is impossible. Sophocles
Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him Sophocles
Children are the anchors of a mother's life. Sophocles
I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating. Sophocles
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life. Sophocles
It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it. Sophocles
Sons are the anchors of a mother's life. Sophocles
All concerns of men go wrong when they wish to cure evil with evil. Sophocles
The soul that has conceived one wickedness can nurse no good thereafter. Sophocles
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves. Sophocles
Quick decisions are unsafe decisions. Sophocles
Sons are the anchors of a mother's life. Sophocles
Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences. Sophocles
In darkness one may be ashamed of what one does, without the shame of disgrace Sophocles
Dark, dark! The horror of darkness, like a shroud, wraps me and bears me on through mist and cloud. Sophocles
Always desire to learn something useful. Sophocles
I would prefer even to lose with honor than to win by cheating. Sophocles
I would prefer even to lose with honor than to win by cheating. Sophocles
Enemies' gifts are no gifts and do no good. Sophocles
For God hates utterly the bray of bragging tongues. Sophocles
Chance never helps those who do not help themselves. Sophocles
The soul that has conceived one wickedness can nurse no good thereafter. Sophocles
Kindness begets kindness evermore. Sophocles
The soul that has conceived one wickedness can nurse no good thereafter. Sophocles
Not even old age knows how to love death. Sophocles
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love. Sophocles
It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it. Sophocles
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. Sophocles
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love! Sophocles
Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness. Sophocles