Aeschylus

525 - 456 BC

A Quote by Aeschylus on justice and time

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. These lines are from a section of doubtful or spurious fragments.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: translated by Herbert W Smyth, vol. 2, p. 513 (1926).

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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 on envy, friendship, honor, men, strength, and success

Few men have the natural strength to honour a friend's success without envy.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

Source: fragment

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