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Aeschylus (525 BC - 456 BC)
Greek tragic dramatist [more author details]
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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.
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Aeschylus
In war, truth is the first casualty.
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It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
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Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
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Aeschylus, Agamemnon
I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope.
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Aeschylus, Agamemnon
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
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Aeschylus, Agamemnon
Only when man's life comes to its end in prosperity can one call that man happy.
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Aeschylus, Agamemnon
For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends.
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Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound
Time as he grows old teaches all things.
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Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound
Words are the physicians of the mind diseased.
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Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound
Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might.
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Aeschylus, The Libation Bearers
His resolve is not to seem, but to be, the best.
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Aeschylus, The Seven Against Thebes

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