Quotation: Sophocles on gratitude of the living toward…the dead

Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be proved a deceiver.

Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC) Discuss

2 responses to “Quotation: Sophocles on gratitude of the living toward…the dead

  1. Yes, yes, some cultures don’t worship their ancestors, or our protectors, I guess we tend to forget. I’ll incorporate gratitude for the dead into my meditations to take up the slack for my country.

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