Sophocles


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  • ''Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 304 (Minos).
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  • ''When trouble ends even troubles please.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 672.
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  • ''False words do not bring forth fruit.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 717.
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  • ''Those deprived of such friends rejoice; those who have them pray to escape them.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 741.
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  • ''Despair often breeds disease.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 585 (Tyro).
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  • ''Fortune never helps the fainthearted.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 666.
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  • ''Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a physician unskilled about misfortunes.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 514 (Tereus).
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  • ''If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 501 (The Women of Scyros).
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  • ''Much wisdom often goes with brevity of speech.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 89 (Aletes).
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  • ''If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom, you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink.''
    Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 702.
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Best Poem of Sophocles

God's Love

Sometimes I feel as though God has abandon me.
But, God has Not!!
It is I who removed myself from His presence and
Wandered aimlessly into the dark.
God's Love always bring me back!!!

Read the full of God's Love

Quality

It is not the amount of time you spend
But what you do with the times that you have
It is not how much of something that you have
But what you do with what you got
It is not how much you give
But the spirit and value of the giving
Quantity Never Wins Over Quality!

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