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Aeschylus Quotes

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525 BC - 456 BC
Nationality: Greek
Category: Poet
Subcategory: Greek Poet

When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.


There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.


Time brings all things to pass.


Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him.


The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen.


God loves to help him who strives to help himself.


Too few rejoice at a friend's good fortune.


For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.


Be bold and boast, just like the cock beside the hen.


It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.


For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.


It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.


When a match has equal partners then I fear not.


My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair.


He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.


The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.


When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?


It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.


To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.


The words of truth are simple.


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