Ask the gods nothing excessive.
Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
Bronze is the mirror of the form; wine, of the heart.
Death is better, a milder mover; for what thing without Zeus is done among mortals?
Source: Agamemnon, 1364
Of all the gods, Death only craves not gifts: Nor sacrifice, nor yet drink-offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of praise. From him alone of all The powers of heaven Persuasion holds aloof.
Source: fragment 146
O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray, To come to me: of cureless ills thou art The one physician. Pain lays not its touch Upon a corpse.
Source: fragment 250
God is not averse to deceit in a holy cause.
Source: Fragment 162
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