Sophocles Quotes (264 quotes)
Antigone, line 123
Philoctetes (c. 409 BC), lines 92 and 93, translated by David Grene.
Hipponous, fragment 280.
“Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.”
Sophocles II: Ajax, The Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, The Trackers (2013 edition), University of Chicago Press - ISBN: 9780226311562
Line 1616. - Oedipus at Colonus
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsSophocles
Occupation: Poet, tragedian
Bio: Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides.
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