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Top 10 Best Quotes

“Death is not the worst thing; rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish.”

“I ask this one thing: let me go mad in my own way.”

“Yes it will be a grace if I die. To exist is pain. Life is no desire of mine anymore.”

“Not from Hades' black and universal lake can you lift him. Not by groaning, not by prayers. Yet you run yourself out in a grief with no cure, no time-limit, no measure. It is a knot no one can untie. Why are you so in love with things unbearable?”

“For Time calls only once, and that determines all.”

“You're dreaming, girl, lost in a moving dream.”

“There is a kind of excellence in me and you—born in us—and it cannot live in shame.”

“ORESTES: Just to see the outline of your suffering ELECTRA: Yet this is only a fraction of it you see.”

“I am at the end. I exist no more.”

“Think again, Electra. Don't say anymore. Don't you see what you're doing? You make your own pain. Why keep wounding yourself? With so much evil stored up in that cold dark soul of yours you breed enemies everywhere you touch.”

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