I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating
Quote by Sophocles
There is a point at which even justice does injury.
A day lays low and lifts up again all human things.
It's a terrible thing to speak well and be wrong.
All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.
There is a time when even justice brings harm.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by...
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always
There is no witness so terrible, no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within...
If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: Thou shalt not...
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water.
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
Death is not the greatest of evils; it is worse to want to die, and...
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when...
Always desire to learn something useful.
Evil gains work their punishment.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.