Quotes by Aeschylus

Call no man happy till he is dead.
– Aeschylus
Death is softer by far than tyranny.
– Aeschylus
Every ruler is harsh whose laws is new.
– Aeschylus
God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
– Aeschylus
He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
– Aeschylus
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.
– Aeschylus
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
– Aeschylus
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
– Aeschylus
In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
– Aeschylus
It is always in season for old men to learn.
– Aeschylus
It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
– Aeschylus
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
– Aeschylus
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
– Aeschylus
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
– Aeschylus
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
– Aeschylus
The man whose authority is recent is always stern.
– Aeschylus
The wisest of the wise may err.
– Aeschylus
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
– Aeschylus
There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
– Aeschylus
Time brings all things to pass.
– Aeschylus