The Oedipus Plays

by: Sophocles

Section 6: Oedipus the King, lines 338-706

Quotes Section 6: Oedipus the King, lines 338-706
The truth with all its power lives inside me.
Blind, lost in the night, endless night that nursed you! You can’t hurt me or anyone else who sees the light—you can never touch me.
Revealed at last, brother and father both to the children he embraces, to his mother son and husband both—he sowed the loins his father sowed, he spilled his father’s blood!