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Oedipus Rex


Top 10 Best Quotes

“To throw away an honest friend is, as it were, to throw your life away”

“I have no desire to suffer twice, in reality and then in retrospect.”

“Fear? What has a man to do with fear? Chance rules our lives, and the future is all unknown. Best live as we may, from day to day.”

“Time, which sees all things, has found you out.”

“How dreadful the knowledge of the truth can be When there’s no help in truth.”

“Alas, how terrible is wisdom when it brings no profit to the man that's wise! This I knew well, but had forgotten it, else I would not have come here.”

“The tyrant is a child of Pride Who drinks from his sickening cup Recklessness and vanity, Until from his high crest headlong He plummets to the dust of hope.”

“The truth is what I cherish and that's my strength”

“Oblivion - what a blessing...for the mind to dwell a world away from pain.”

“How terrible-- to see the truth when the truth is only pain to him who sees!”

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