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Oedipus At Colonus

By Sophocles QUOTATION: Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 611.

QUOTATION: Those swift to think are not always secure.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 617.

QUOTATION: Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 808.

QUOTATION: It is best to live however one can be.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 979.

QUOTATION: Instruct me then; I should not speak without due thought.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 594.

QUOTATION: Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 1026.

QUOTATION: You would rouse to anger a heart of stone.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 334.

QUOTATION: Whoever has a keen eye for profits, is blind in relation to his craft.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 388.

QUOTATION: A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 296.

QUOTATION: Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.
ATTRIBUTION: Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 614.

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