A day lays low and lifts up again all human things.
Quote by Sophocles
There is a time when even justice brings harm.
Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country, I rate him nowhere.
There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
Success is dependent on effort.
If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred...
But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that...
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do.
A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is...
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead...
Evil gains work their punishment.
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to...
Enemies' gifts are no gifts and do no good.
Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.