"You have made your choice, you can be what you want to be.But I will bury him; and if I must die, I say that this crime is holy (54-56)."
"But can you do it? I say that you cannot. Impossible things should not be tried at all (74 & 76)."
"Polyneices, I say, is to have no burial: no man is to touch him or say the least prayer for him; he shall lie on the plain, unburied; and the birds and the scavenging dogs can do with him whatever they like (169-173)."
"And you, Antigone, you with your head hanging- do you confess this thing? (350-351)"
"I do. I deny nothing (352)."
"She covered her brother's body. She kept him from dogs and vultures. Is this a crime? Death? She should have all the honor that we can give her (556-558)."
"But here is Haimon, King, the last of your sons. Is it grief for Antigone, that brings him here,and bitterness of being robbed of his bride. (493-495)."
"Do you want me to show myself weak before the people? Or to break my sworn word? No, and i will not. The woman dies. (518-520)."
"And yet, as men's hearts know, I have done no wrong, I have not sinned before God. Or if I have, I shall know the truth in death. But if the guilt lies upon Creon who judged me, then, I pray, may his punishment equal my own (722-726)."
"Let it come, Let death come quickly, and be kind to me. I would not ever see the sun again (1027-1029)."