Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.

μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον

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Original Citation

Sophocles. Oedipus at Colonus. 401 B. C., l. 1225.

Current Citation

Sophocles. "Oedipus at Colonus." The Three Theban Plays: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Odeipus at Colonus. Translated by Robert Fagles. Penguin, 2000, l. 1225.