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43 Famous Quotes by Aeschylus
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It is always in season for old men to learn.

Learning Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Agamemnon

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To be rather than to seem. [Lat., Esse quam videri.]

Appearance Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Siege of Thebes

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Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen.

Appearance Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Siege of Thebes

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Necessity is stronger far than art.

Necessity Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Prometheus Chained (l. 513)

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Suffering brings experience.

Experience Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Agamemnon (185)

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

Envy Quotes, by Aeschylus

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I know how men in exile feed on dreams.

Outcasts Quotes, by Aeschylus

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The man whose authority is recent is always stern.

Politics / government Quotes, by Aeschylus

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The reward of suffering is experience.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by 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.

Religion / beliefs Quotes, by Aeschylus

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He who learns must suffer. 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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aeschylus

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The wisest of the wise may err.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aeschylus

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God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aeschylus

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Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety

Obedience Quotes, by Aeschylus

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It is always in season for old men to learn.

Age Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Agamemnon

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So, in the Libyan fable it is told That once an eagle, stricken with a dart, Said, when he saw the fashion of the shaft, "With our own feathers, not by others' hand Are we now smitten."

Eagles Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Fragment, (Plumptre's translation), 123

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God is not averse to deceit in a holy cause.

Deceit Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Frag. Incert. (II)

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Married love between man and woman is bigger than oaths guarded by right of nature.

Nature Quotes, by Aeschylus

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Call no man happy till he is dead.

Death Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Agamemnon (938), earliest reference

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Report uttered by the people is everywhere of great power.

Public Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Agamemnon (938)

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To be fortunate is God, and more than God to mortals.

Fortune Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Choephoroe (60)

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Ye waves That o'er th' interminable ocean wreathe Your crisped smiles.

Ocean Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Prometheus Chained (l. 95)

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To the man who himself strives earnestly, God also lends a helping hand.

Help Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Persoe (742)

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Hold him alone truly fortunate who has ended his life in happy well-being.

Happiness Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Agamemnon (928)

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Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.

Happiness Quotes, by Aeschylus , Source: Agamemnon (928)

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