Aeschylus

525 - 456 BC

A Quote by Aeschylus on pain, suffering, human condition, humanity, and life

Who except the gods can live without any pain?

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on good life, success, happiness, death, and fortune

Hold him alone truly fortunate who has ended his life in happy well-being

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Agamemnon

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A Quote by Aeschylus

God ever works with those who work with will.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on willingness and change

When one is willing and eager, the gods join in.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on disease, mind, and words

Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Prometheus Bound, 378

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A Quote by Aeschylus on kindness, lies, and words

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

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on revenge, time, war, and youth

I pray for no more youth To perish before its prime; That Revenge and iron-heated War May fade with all that has gone before Into the night of time. Senator Edward Kennedy quoted this passage in testimony before the Commission on Campus Unrest, July 15, 1970. - Congressional Record, vol. 116, p. 24309.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: This modern version is an adaptation of the Oresteia; these lines are from Eumenides (The Furies).

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A Quote by Aeschylus on despair, god, grace, heart, learning, pain, sleep, suffering, and wisdom

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

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: 456 B.C.

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A Quote by Aeschylus on evil

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I would far rather be ignorant than wise in the foreboding of evil.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: The Suppliant, 453

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A Quote by Aeschylus

The wisest of the wise may err.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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