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There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune
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"There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune"

- Sophocles

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In this quote, Sophocles is expressing his belief that being at the mercy of one's scenarios - or to put it simply, being managed by one's luck or fortune - is a deeply dangerous experience for males. This constraining pressure can limit a person's possibilities, limit their progression in life, as well as reduce their capability to accomplish their goals. In a culture where power and also success are highly valued, the absence of control over one's own fate can be particularly destructive. Sophocles is warning against the dangers of enabling chance to control one's life and promoting for the value of taking firm over one's own future.

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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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