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May the dead forgive me, I can do no otherBut as I am commanded; to do more is madness." - Ismene, Antigone (The Theban Plays) by Sophocles

- Sophocles

Evil gains work their punishment.

- Sophocles, Fragments

I am determined that never, if I can help it,Shall evil triumph over good." - Creon

- Sophocles, Antigone

Closer, it’s all right. Touch the man of grief.Do. Don’t be afraid. My troubles are mine and I am the only man alive who can sustain them.

- Sophocles, Oedipus Rex

You must remember that no one lives a life free from pain and suffering.

- Sophocles

Hail the sun! the brightest of all that everDawned on the City of Seven Gates, City of Thebes!Hail the golden dawn over Dirce's riverRising to speed the flight of the white invaders Homeward in full retreat!" - Chorus

- Sophocles, Antigone

Money! Money's the curse of man, none greater.That's what wrecks cities, banishes men from homes,Tempts and deludes the most well-meaning soul,Pointing out the way to infamy and shame." - Creon

- Sophocles, Antigone

Alas! How sad when reasoners reason wrong.

- Sophocles, Antigone

May the dead forgive me, I can do no otherBut as I am commanded; to do more is madness." - Ismene

- Sophocles, Antigone

There was the girl, screaming like an angry bird,When it finds its nest left empt and little ones gone." - Sentry

- Sophocles, Antigone

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.