I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely.
Quote by Sophocles
The ideal condition would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct; but...
The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.
God's dice always have a lucky roll.
No treaty is ever an impediment to a cheat.
Despair often breeds disease.
There is no greater evil than anarchy.
If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: Thou shalt not...
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend...
Silence gives the proper grace to women
Better not to exist than live basely.
Every man can see things far off but is blind to what is near.
Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a...
I see the state of all of us who live, nothing more than phantoms or...
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always
Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the...
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
When trouble ends even troubles please.
No speech can stain what is noble by nature.
Even a poor man can receive honors.
Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have...