Aeschylus Quotes

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Time brings all things to pass.
— Aeschylus

time

Ask the gods, nothing excessive.
— Aeschylus
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

memory

Wisdom comes alone through suffering.

wisdom suffering

Every ruler is harsh whose rule is new.
— Aeschylus
A prosperous fool is a grievous burden.

foolishness

But time, growing old teaches all things.
— Aeschylus

age time

Those who prosper take on airs of vanity.

prosperity vanity

Time in its aging course teaches all things.
— Aeschylus
It is always in season for the old to learn.
— Aeschylus
It is always in season for old men to learn.
— Aeschylus

education old age

God is not averse to deceit in a holy cause.

deceit cause

Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.
— Aeschylus

words

When a man's willing and eager, the gods join in.
— Aeschylus

perseverance drive

What is pleasanter than the tie of host and guest?
— Aeschylus
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
— Aeschylus
The lust for power never dies—men cannot have enough.

power

In marriage, when there are equal partners, I fear not.
— Aeschylus
It is a high advantage for a wise man not to seem wise.
— Aeschylus
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
— Aeschylus

adversity

Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
— Aeschylus

success

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

necessity

Against necessity, against its strength, no man can fight and win.
— Aeschylus
The future you shall know when it has come; before then, forget it.
— Aeschylus
Nor sitting by his hearth at home doth a man escape his appointed doom.
— Aeschylus
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
Obedience is the mother of success, and success the parent of salvation.

success

It is an easy thing for one whose foot
Is on the outside of calamity
to give advice.

advice

There are times when fear is good.
It must keep its watchful place
at the heart's controls.

fear

In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end
This poison, that he cannot trust a friend.

tyranny

Few men have the strength of character to rejoice in a friend's success without a touch of envy.

envy

It is easy for the one who stands outside
The prison-wall of pain to exhort and teach the one
Who suffers.

pain

For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.

hate