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Sophocles in Wikipedia
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
Success is dependent on effort.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.
There is no success without hardship.
Death is not the greatest of evils; it is worse to want to die, and not be able to
Their two guards are really good. What got them was our depth.
We had every right to ask them if they had permission because we were of the impression that the strike had been cancelled.
Superintendent Joshua Gwala
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know?