Children are the anchors of a mother’s life.


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896

How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there’s no help in the truth.


Sophocles

896

When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.


Sophocles

896

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.


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896

Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.


Sophocles

896

To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.


Sophocles

896

Ignorant men don’t know what good they hold in their hands until they’ve flung it away.


Sophocles

896

Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.


Sophocles

896

God’s dice always have a lucky roll.


Sophocles

896

Reason is God’s crowning gift to man.


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896

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.


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896

Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.


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896

It is a base thing for a man among the people not to obey those in command. Never in a state can the laws be well administered when fear does not stand firm.


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896

A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.


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896

To him who is in fear everything rustles.


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896

Not even old age knows how to love death.


Sophocles

896

For the wretched one night is like a thousand for someone faring well death is just one more night.


Sophocles

896

For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not able even to have that.


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