The Oedipus Plays

by: Sophocles

Section 8: Oedipus the King, lines 1008-1310

Quotes Section 8: Oedipus the King, lines 1008-1310
1

Stop—in the name of god, if you love your own life, call off this search! My suffering is enough.

2

Come, tell me, you gave me a child back then, a boy, remember? A little fellow to rear, my very own.

3

I must know my birth, no matter how common it may be—I must see my origins face to face.