Aeschylus

525 - 456 BC

A Quote by Aeschylus on fatherhood, honor, laws, and motherhood

"Honour thy father and thy mother" stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: fragment 707

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A Quote by Aeschylus on guests

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What is pleasanter that the tie of host and guest?

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: The Libation Bearers, 702

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A Quote by Aeschylus on future

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The future you shall know when it has come; before then, forget it.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on god and love

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God loves to help him who strives to help himself.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on grief, joy, memory, pain, and present

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on laws

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Every ruler is harsh whose laws are new.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on fortune and god

High fortune, this in man's eye is god and more than god is this.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: The Libation Bearers, Lines 59-60

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A Quote by Aeschylus on character, envy, friendship, honor, and men

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: Agamemnon, 832

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A Quote by Aeschylus on honor, life, and modesty

Honor modesty more than your life.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: The Suppliant Maidens, Line 1012

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A Quote by Aeschylus

His resolve is not to seem, but to be, the best.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: The Seven Against Thebes, 592

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