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I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating
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"I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating"

- Sophocles

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This quote by Sophocles speaks with the value of integrity and sincerity. It recommends that it is much better to fail with honor than to win by cheating. This suggests that success is not the only step of success, but rather that it is more vital to preserve one's stability and moral character. It recommends that it is much better to lose with dignity than to win by dishonesty. This quote encourages us to strive for success, however to do so in an honest and honorable method. It advises us that our actions have consequences and that it is better to take the high road and do the best thing, even if it means we might not achieve our desired outcome. Ultimately, this quote encourages us to prioritize our worths and to pursue success in a way that is consistent with our values.

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Sophocles This quote is written / told by Sophocles between 496 BC and 405 BC. He was a famous Author from Greece. The author also have 100 other quotes.

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