"The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Sophocles on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Sophocles on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Sophocles on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Sophocles on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Sophocles on Khalil Gibran
"A man growing old becomes a child again."
"No lie ever reaches old age."
"You should not consider a man's age but his acts."
"Old age and the passage of time teach all things."
"Not even old age knows how to love death."
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