Quotes by Sophocles

Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than or contemporary with those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.

- Sophocles

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

- Sophocles

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.

- Sophocles

Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven.

- Sophocles

Always desire to learn something useful.

- Sophocles