Aeschylus

525 - 456 BC

A Quote by Aeschylus on laws and parenthood

'Reverence for parents' stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on dogs, heaven, lies, men, and mortality

I pray the gods some respite from the weary task of this long year's watch that lying on the Atreidae's roof on bended arm, dog- like, I have kept, marking the conclave of all night's stars, those potentates blazing in the heavens that bring winter and summer to mortal men, the constellations, when they wane, when they rise.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Agamemnon, 1

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A Quote by Aeschylus on belief

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It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: fragment 385

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A Quote by Aeschylus

A great ox stands on my tongue.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Agamemnon, 36

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A Quote by Aeschylus on authority

The man whose authority is recent is always stern.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Prometheus Bound, c. 490 B.C.

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A Quote by Aeschylus on learning and youth

Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Agamemnon, 584.

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A Quote by Aeschylus on falsehood and god

God's mouth knows not how to speak falsehood, but he brings to pass every word.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: fragment 1032

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A Quote by Aeschylus on memory, motherhood, and wisdom

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on mortality

Alas, I am struck a deep mortal blow!

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Agamemnon, 1343

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A Quote by Aeschylus on necessity and strength

. . . against necessity, against its strength, no one can fight and win.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Prometheus Bound, Lines 105-106

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