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“No enemy is worse than bad advice.”

— Sophocles

“Always desire to learn something useful. ”

— Sophocles

“A man growing old becomes a child again.”

— Sophocles

“Success is dependent on effort.”

— Sophocles

“Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected.”

— Sophocles

“Children are the anchors of a mother's life. ”

— Sophocles

“I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.”

— Sophocles

“Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.”

— Sophocles

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

— Sophocles

“Who seeks shall find. ”

— Sophocles

“Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.”

— Sophocles

“A short saying often contains much wisdom.”

— Sophocles

“Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it. ”

— Sophocles

“All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.”

— Sophocles

“Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.”

— Sophocles

“Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.”

— Sophocles

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

— Sophocles

“There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us. ”

— Sophocles

“Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be proved a deceiver. ”

— Sophocles

“A day lays low and lifts up again all human things. ”

— Sophocles

“A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.”

— Sophocles

“Wisdom outweighs any wealth. ”

— Sophocles

“There is no success without hardship.”

— Sophocles

“It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.”

— Sophocles

“Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.”

— Sophocles

“Better not to exist than live basely.”

— Sophocles

“A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist.”

— Sophocles

“You should not consider a man's age but his acts.”

— Sophocles

“A state is not a state if it belongs to one man.”

— Sophocles

“Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.”

— Sophocles