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


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

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quotation: No enemy is worse than bad advice. Sophocles


No enemy is worse than bad advice.

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QUOTATION: “A lie never lives to be old.” (Sophocles)


A lie never lives to be old.

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QUOTATION: Sophocles ABOUT LIVING AND LEARNING (BLOGGING: DOES IT QUALIFY?)


Though a man be wise, it is no shame for him to live and learn.

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Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC): a recipe of living? (or live as a plant, may be?)


Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.

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“Nothing bothered him….He lived to be 1251/2” (no, not Sophocles!)

Quotation: Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC) on Fortune.


Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.

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Quotation: Sophocles on Friendship


He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.

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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.

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Today’s Quotation: Sophocles on Fear Effect


A fearful man is always hearing things.

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