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A list of the best Aeschylus quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Aeschylus quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Aeschylus quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Aeschylus should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Aeschylus quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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Memory is the mother of all wisdom. Aeschylus

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And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God. Aeschylus

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When a match has equal partners then I fear not. Aeschylus

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God loves to help him who strives to help himself. Aeschylus

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Wisdom comes alone through suffering. Aeschylus

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michaelj72 added By Time and Age a full many things are taught.

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There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie. Aeschylus

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Death is softer by far than tyranny. Aeschylus

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When a man's willing and eager the god's join in. Aeschylus

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Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts. Aeschylus

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I pray for no more youthTo perish before its prime;That Revenge and iron-heated WarMay fade with all that has gone beforeInto the night of time. Aeschylus

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

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The reward of suffering is experience. Aeschylus

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

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When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in. Aeschylus

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

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It is always in season for old men to learn. Aeschylus

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It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted. Aeschylus

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michaelj72 added Tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.

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michaelj72 added The gods' most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.

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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. Aeschylus

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michaelj72 added I willingly speak to those who know, but for those who do not know I forget.

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Call no man happy till he is dead. Aeschylus

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Every ruler is harsh whose laws is new. Aeschylus

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Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain? Aeschylus

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michaelj72 added Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.

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michaelj72 added What atonement is there for blood spilt upon the earth?

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Drop, dropin our sleep, upon the heartsorrow falls, memorys pain,and to us, though against our very will,even in our own despite,comes wisdomby the awful grace of God. Aeschylus

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The man whose authority is recent is always stern. Aeschylus

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He who goes unenvied shall not be admired. Aeschylus