Aeschylus

525 - 456 BC

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 on time

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Time as he grows old teaches many lessons.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: fragment 981

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A Quote by Aeschylus on time

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Time brings all things to pass.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on time

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Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on disease, friendship, trust, and tyranny

For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on admiration

He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on suffering and wisdom

Wisdom cometh by suffering.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on grief, guidance, heart, memory, men, pleasure, sleep, suffering, and wisdom

Chorus: Zeus, who guided men to think who laid it down that wisdom comes alone through suffering. Still there drips in sleep against the heart grief of memory; against our pleasure we are temperate.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Agamemnon, Lines 177-180

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A Quote by Aeschylus on god and success

Success is man's god.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Choephoræ, 59.

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