Aeschylus

Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC)

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'Honour thy father and thy mother' stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness.Rate it:
A prosperous fool is a grievous burden.Rate it:
Bronze is the mirror of the form wine, of the heart.Rate it:
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.Rate it:
Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might.Rate it:
Exiles feed on hope.Rate it:
Few men have the natural strength to honour a friend's success without envy.Rate it:
For not many men, the proverb saith, can love a friend whom fortune prospereth unenvying.Rate it:
For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends.Rate it:
He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
His resolve is not to seem, but to be, the best.Rate it:
I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope.Rate it:
I would far rather be ignorant than wise in the foreboding of evil.Rate it:
In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.Rate it:
In war, truth is the first casualty.Rate it:
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.Rate it:
It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer. motivational quotesRate it:
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.Rate it:
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.Rate it:
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.Rate it:
Justice, voiceless, unseen, seeth thee when thou sleepest and when thou goest forth and when thou liest down. Continually doth she attend thee, now aslant thy course, now at a later time.Rate it:
Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old.Rate it:
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.Rate it:
O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray,
To come to me: of cureless ills thou art
The one physician. Pain lays not its touch
Upon a corpse.
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Of all the Gods, Death only craves not gifts: Nor sacrifice, nor yet drink-offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of praise. From him alone of all The powers of Heaven Persuasion holds aloof.Rate it:
Only when man's life comes to its end in prosperity can one call that man happy.Rate it:
Sweet is a grief well ended.Rate it:
The future you shall know when it has come before then forget it.Rate it:
The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life Overcome fear, behold wonder.Rate it:
The wisest of the wise may err.Rate it:
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain.Rate it:
There is adantage in the wisdom won from painRate it:
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.Rate it:
There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.Rate it:
Time as he grows old teaches all things.Rate it:
Time as he grows old teaches many lessons.Rate it:
When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.Rate it:
When a man's willing and eager, the gods join in.Rate it:
When Character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. inspirational quotesRate it:
When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in.Rate it:
Words are the physicians of the mind diseased.Rate it:

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