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Antigone

By Sophocles QUOTATION: Having advanced to the limit of boldness, child, you have stumbled against the lofty pedestal of Justice.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 853.

QUOTATION: A state is not a state if it belongs to one man.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 737.

QUOTATION: Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 388.

QUOTATION: These things are in the future; we needs must do what lies at hand.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 1334.

QUOTATION: For even bold natures flee, whenever they see Hades close to life.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 580.

QUOTATION: Obedience to authority saves many skins.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 676.

QUOTATION: But to me this is both bitter and sweet.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 436.

QUOTATION: 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.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 295.

QUOTATION: Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 707.

QUOTATION: The joy that comes past hope and beyond expectation is like no other pleasure in extent.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 392.

QUOTATION: Resolving this I came in haste slowly.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 231.

QUOTATION: Even from the first it is meek to seek the impossible.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 92.

QUOTATION: If I am young, then you should look not to age but to deeds.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 728.

QUOTATION: Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the one who fares badly; and there is no prophet of the future for mortal men.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 1158.

QUOTATION: But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you
say of him except that he has bred sorrows for himself, and furnishes
laughter for his enemies. <br>
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497&#150;406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone,
l. 645.

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