Quotes by Aeschylus

Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
– Aeschylus
Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
– Aeschylus
My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair.
– Aeschylus
Married love between man and woman is bigger than oaths guarded by right of nature.
– Aeschylus
Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
– Aeschylus
It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
– Aeschylus
It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.
– Aeschylus
God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.
– Aeschylus
God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.
– Aeschylus
God always strives together with those who strive.
– Aeschylus
For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
– Aeschylus
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.
– Aeschylus
For somehow this disease inheres in tyranny, never to trust one's friends.
– Aeschylus
For children preserve the fame of a man after his death.
– Aeschylus
Excessive fear is always powerless.
– Aeschylus
Death is easier than a wretched life and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.
– Aeschylus
By Time and Age full many things are taught.
– Aeschylus
By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.
– Aeschylus
But time growing old teaches all things.
– Aeschylus
And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness and he will never come to utter ruin.
– Aeschylus