"Best to live lightly, unthinkingly."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Sophocles on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Sophocles on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Sophocles on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Sophocles on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Sophocles on Dalai Lama
"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."