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Aeschylus (Writer)

His resolve is not to , but to be, the best.
Aeschylus best
It is not thethat makes usthe , but the man the oath.
Aeschylus man
Of all the ,only craves not : Nor , nor yet drink-offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of .
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is man’s .
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So in the Libyan fable it is told That once an , stricken with a dart, Said, when he saw the fashion of the shaft, "With our own feathers, not by others' hands, Are we now smitten."
Aeschylus art
Of all the ,only craves not : Nor , nor yet drink-offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of . From him alone ofThe powers ofPersuasion holds aloof.
Aeschylus power
Othe Healer,thou not, I pray, To come to me: of cureless ills thou art The one physician.lays not its touch Upon a corpse.
Aeschylus art
A prosperousis a grievous burden.
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Bronze is the mirror of the form; wine, of the .
Aeschylus win
I would far rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of .
Aeschylus knowledge
"Reverence for parents" stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness.
Aeschylus law
On me the tempest falls. It does not make me tremble. O holy Mother Earth, O air and sun, behold me. I am wronged.
Aeschylus art
Innumerable twinkling of the waves of the sea.
Aeschylus sea
For somehow this is 's disease, to trust no . Variant translation: In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this , that he cannot trust a friend.
Aeschylus art
are the physicians of adiseased.
Aeschylus sea
Chorus: Let not thyto man o'erleap the bounds Of , nor neglect thy wretched state: So my fondsuggests thou shalt beFrom these base chains, nor less inthan Jove. : Not thus — it is not in thethat thus These things should ; crush'd with a thousand wrongs, A thousand woes, I shall escape these chains. is stronger far than . Chorus: Who then isof necessity? Prometheus: The triple Fates and unforgetting Furies. Chorus: Must Jove then yield to their superior power? Prometheus: He no way shall escape his destined fate. Chorus: What, butempire, is his fate? Prometheus: Thou mayst not know this now: forbear to inquire. Chorus: Is it of moment what thou keep'st thus close? Prometheus: No more of this discourse; it is notNow to disclose that which requires the seal Of strictest ; by guarding which I shall escape theof these chains.
Aeschylus power
For it would be better to die once and for all than to sufferfor all one's .
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waxing old can many a lesson .
Aeschylus man
's mouth knows not how to speak falsehood, but he brings to pass every .
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On me the tempest falls. It does not make me tremble. O holy, Oand , behold me. I am wronged.
Aeschylus wrong
He who learns must suffer And even in our that cannot forget Falls drop by drop upon the , And in our own despite, against our , Comesto us by the awfulof .
Aeschylus learn
Only when man's life comes to its end in prosperity can one call that man .
Aeschylus life
is better, a milderthan .
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I pray thewill give me some relief And end this weary job. One long full year I've been lying here, on this rooftop, The palace of the sons of Atreus, Resting on my arms, just like a . I've come to know the[[sky], every , The powers we see glittering in the sky, Bringing winter and summer to us all, As the constellations rise and sink.
Aeschylus power
A great ox stands on my tongue.
Aeschylus great
comes through suffering. Trouble, with its memories of , Drips in our hearts as we try to sleep, So men against their will Learn to practice moderation.Favours come to us from gods.
Aeschylus god
She [Helen] brought to Ilium her dowry, destruction.
Aeschylus destruction
Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old.
Aeschylus youth
It is in the character of very few men towithouta friend who has prospered.
Aeschylus men
Only when man'scomes to its end in prosperity can one call that man .
Aeschylus man
Oh me, I have been struck a mortal blow right inside.
Aeschylus right
, first cause, prime mover; for what thing without Zeus is done among mortals?
Aeschylus wit
Do not kick against the pricks.
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I know howinfeed onof .
Aeschylus win
is aamong men, and more than a god.
Aeschylus god
waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's .
Aeschylus man
For a deadly blow let him pay with a deadly blow; it is for him who has done a deed to suffer.
Aeschylus dead
What is pleasanter than the tie of host and guest?
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From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.
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I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.
Aeschylus hate
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.
Aeschylus wisdom
Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
Aeschylus success
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
Aeschylus time
You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense.
Aeschylus you
God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.
Aeschylus man
God always strives together with those who strive.
Aeschylus wit
Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind.
Aeschylus mind
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
Aeschylus pain
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
Aeschylus wisdom
God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
Aeschylus love
For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.
Aeschylus happiness
It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
Aeschylus advice
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
Aeschylus fear
Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
Aeschylus pain
For know that no one is free, except Zeus.
Aeschylus free
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Aeschylus men
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
Aeschylus suffering
It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.
Aeschylus man
Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
Aeschylus god
But time growing old teaches all things.
Aeschylus time
It is always in season for old men to learn.
Aeschylus men
What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest?
Aeschylus feeling
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
Aeschylus man
Im not afraid of storms, for Im learning to sail my ship.
Aeschylus learning
1 Quotes1.1 The Suppliants 1.2 Prometheus Bound 1.3 Seven Against Thebes 1.4 Agamemnon 1.5 Libation Bearers 1.6 Eumenides
Aeschylus quotes
But when the dust has drawn up the blood of a man, once he is dead, there is no return to life.lines 647-648; Herbert Weir Smyth translation
Aeschylus life
Few men have the natural strength to honor a friends success without envy.
Aeschylus success
For a deadly blow let him pay with a deadly blow; it is for him who has done a deed to suffer.l. 312.
Aeschylus dead
In few men is it part of nature to respect a friends prosperity without begrudging him.
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