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Creon Quotes

18 of the best book quotes from Creon
  1. #1
    “I am not so infatuate as to grasp The shadow when I hold the substance fast.”
  2. #2
    “E’en intolerable ills, Finding right issue, tend to naught but good.”
  3. #3
    “Crave not mastery in all, For the mastery that raised thee was thy bane and wrought thy fall.”
  4. #4
    “Anger has no old age but only death; The dead alone can feel no touch of spite.”
  5. #5
    “More hateful still the miscreant who seeks When caught, to make a virtue of a crime.”
  6. #6
    “Enjoy thy triumph; soon or late thou’lt find Thou art an enemy to thyself.”
  7. #7
    ″‘Tis one thing to speak much, another well.”
  8. #8
    “I contemn the man who sets his friend Before his country.”
  9. #9
    “Ill fares the husband mated with a shrew, And her embraces very soon wax cold.”
  1. #10
    “Of evils current upon earth The worst is money. Money ‘tis that sacks Cities, and drives men forth from hearth and home; Warps and seduces native innocence, And breeds a habit of dishonesty.”
  2. #11
    “What evils are not wrought by Anarchy! She ruins States, and overthrows the home, She dissipates and routs the embattled host; While discipline preserves the ordered ranks.”
  3. #12
    “Die then, and love the dead if thou must; No woman shall be the master while I live.”
    author
    Sophocles
    book
    Antigone
    character
    Creon
    concepts
    deathwomancurse
  4. #13
    “God moves swiftly to cancel the folly of stubborn men.”
    author
    Sophocles
    person
    God
    book
    Antigone
    character
    Creon
    concept
    stubbornness
  5. #14
    “It is not right if I am wrong. But if I am young, and right, what does my age matter?”
    author
    Sophocles
    book
    Antigone
    characters
    HaemonCreon
  6. #15
    “I didn’t say yes. I can say no to anything I say vile, and I don’t have to count the cost. But because you said yes, all that you can do, for all your crown and your trappings, and your guards—all that your can do is to have me killed.”
    author
    Sophocles
    book
    Antigone
    characters
    AntigoneCreon
    concepts
    freedompower
  7. #16
    “There’s nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.”
    author
    Sophocles
    book
    Antigone
    character
    Creon
    concept
    money
  8. #17
    ″...all men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.”
    author
    Sophocles
    book
    Antigone
    characters
    TeiresiasCreon
    concept
    pride
  9. #18
    “Oh, it is hard to give in! But it is worse to risk everything for stubborn pride.”
    author
    Sophocles
    book
    Antigone
    character
    Creon
    concept
    pride

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