A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers would one day suffer reverse. Trachiniae

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A short saying oft contains much wisdom.

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Death is not the worst thing; rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish. Electra

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Death is not the worst; rather, in vainTo wish for death, and not to compass it. Electra

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For God hates utterlyThe bray of bragging tongues. Antigone

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Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver. Antigone

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How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong! Antigone

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How terrible it is to have wisdom when it does not benefit those who have it. Tiresias. Oedipus the King 315

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I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either. Antigone

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It is not righteousness to outrageA brave man dead, not even though you hate him. Ajax

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