Oedipus the King Quotes

Oedipus the King Quotes

“To get rid of an honest pal is, as it were, to throw your life away”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“I have no desire to suffer twice, in reality and then in retrospection.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Fear? What has a guy to do with worry? Possibility rules our lives, and the future is all unknown. Best live as we may, from day to day.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

Oedipus the King Quotes

Oedipus the King Quotes”Time,which sees all things, has actually discovered you out. “– Sophocles,

Oedipus the King Quotes “How dreadful the understanding of
the fact can be When there’s no help in reality.”– Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Unfortunately, how terrible is knowledge
when it brings no revenue to the guy that’s wise!
This I understood well, however had forgotten it,
else I would not have come here.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“The autocrat is a kid of Pride
Who drinks from his sickening cup
Recklessness and vanity,
Until from his high crest headlong
He plunges to the dust of hope.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“The fact is what I value which’s my strength”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Oblivion– what a true blessing … for the mind to dwell a world away from pain.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“All my care is you, and all my satisfaction yours.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“How dreadful– to see the reality when the reality is just discomfort to him who sees!”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“In time you will know this well: For time, and time alone, will show the simply man, though rascals are discovered in a day. “
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Let every guy in mankind’s frailty consider his last day; and let none presume on his good luck till he find Life, at his death, a memory without pain.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“… count no male pleased till he passes away, without pain at last.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Those who leap to conclusions might fail.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Whatever is sought for can be captured, you understand, whatever is overlooked slips away.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“It’s ideal justice: natures like yours are hardest on themselves.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Never ever honor the gods in one breath and take the gods for fools the next.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“They are passing away, the old oracles sent to Laius, now our masters strike them off the rolls. No place Apollo’s golden glory now– the gods, the gods decrease.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

Oedipus the King Quotes

Oedipus the King Quotes”The pain we cause upon ourselves injured most of all.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“And if you discover I’ve lied, from this day on call the prophet blind.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Weep not, whatever needs to have its day.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Give me a life wherever there is a chance to live, and much better life than was my daddy’s.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“In spite of numerous ordeals, my sophisticated age and the nobility of my soul make me conclude that all is well.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“(…) I, for one, prize less
The name of king than deeds of kingly power;
And so would all who discover in wisdom’s school.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“A sight to touch e’en hatred’s self with pity.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“What is God singing in his profound Delphi of gold and shadow?”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“In matters where I have no cognizance
I hold my tongue.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Long, long ago; her idea was of that kid
By him begot, the son by whom the sire
Was murdered and the mom delegated reproduce
With her own seed, a monstrous kids.
Then she bewailed the marriage bed whereon
Poor miscreant, she had conceived a double brood,
Hubby by husband, children by her kid.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“For time alone shews a man’s sincerity,

But in one day you might determine his regret.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes
“Thou lov’st to speak in riddles and dark words.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Whose tale more sad than thine, whose lot more dire? O Oedipus, discrowned head, Thy cradle was thy marriage bed.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Closer,
it’s all right. Touch the male of sorrow.
Do. Do not be afraid. My difficulties are mine
and I am the only guy alive who can sustain them.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes
“Ah! awful is understanding to the guy Whom understanding profits not.”
— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Therefore you’ll see how I will deal with you, as is right, seeking revenge for this land, as well as for the god.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“O Delian therapist, for whom we weep aloud in holy awe, what responsibility will you require from me, a thing unknown or now renewed with the revolving years?”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“You have your vision, and you do not see how miserable you are.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“And he will turn out to be the bro of the kids in his home– their daddy, too, both at once, and the spouse and the kid of the extremely female who gave birth to him.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Listen to me, and reduce your mind with this– no person has ability in prophecy.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Fit he was not all that unlike you.”

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“What guy could be more despiteful to the gods?”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“What man is there who does such things who can still declare he will ward off the arrow of the gods aimed at his heart?”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“I’ll never ever speak another word once again”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“O light, let me look at you one final time, a man who stands revealed as cursed by birth.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Why should I have eyes when there was absolutely nothing sweet for me to see?”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Here I am myself– you all understand me, the world knows my popularity:
I am Oedipus”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“If ever, once in the past, you stopped some destroy
introduced against our walls
you tossed the flame of discomfort
far, far from Thebes– you gods,
come now, boil down once more!”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Thebes, city of death, one long cortege
and the suffering rises
wails for mercy rise
and the wild hymn for the Therapist blazes out
clashing with our sobs our weeps of grieving– O golden child of god, send rescue
glowing as the generosity in your eyes!”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Now my curse on the killer. Whoever he is,
an only male unknown in his criminal activity
or one amongst lots of, let that male drag out
his life in pain, step by painful action”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Simply send me home. You bear your burdens,
I’ll bear mine. It’s better that way,
please believe me.

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Did you increase to the crisis? Not a word,
you and your birds, your gods– nothing.
No, but I came by, Oedipus the oblivious,
I stopped the Sphinx! With no assistance from the birds,
the flight of my own intelligence struck the mark.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“No man will ever
be rooted from the earth as brutally as you.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Blind who now has eyes, beggar who now is rich,
he will search his method towards a foreign soil,
a stick tapping prior to him step by action.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“However whether a mere man can know the fact,
whether a seer can fathom more than I– there is no test, no particular proof
though matching skill for skill
a male can overtake a competitor. No, not till I see
these charges proved will I side with his accusers … Never ever will I convict my king, never in my heart.

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Take a look at you, sullen in yielding, brutal in your rage– you will go too far. It’s ideal justice:
natures like yours are hardest on themselves.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“You who set our precious land– storm-tossed, shattered– straight on course. Now again, good helmsman,
guide us through the storm!”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Listen to me and learn some assurance:
no skill in the world,
nothing human can penetrate the future.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Fantastic laws tower above us, raised on high
born for the brilliant vault of heaven– Olympian Sky their only daddy,
absolutely nothing mortal, no guy gave them birth,
their memory deathless, never ever lost in sleep:
within them lives a magnificent god, the god does not
grow old.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“They are passing away, the old oracles sent to Laius,
now our masters strike them off the rolls.
Nowhere Apollo’s golden magnificence now– the gods, the gods go down.”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

“Male of pain– that is the only name I have for you,
that, no other– ever, ever, ever!”

— Sophocles, Oedipus the King Quotes

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