Aeschylus Quotes

117 Aeschylus quotes:

"I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils."
"If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel, you would call them not friends but opponents."
"In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend."
"It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers."
"It is an ill thing to be the first to bring news of ill."
"It is best for the wise man not to seem wise."
"Know not to revere human things too much."
"Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence."
"Obedience is the mother of success, and success the parent of salvation."
"Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy."
"Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel."
"Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things."
"Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm."
"The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance."
"The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen."
"The man who does ill must suffer ill."
"The words of truth are simple."
"There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy's hand, when you hate mutually."
"We must pronounce him fortunate who has ended his life in fair prosperity."
"We shall perish by guile just as we slew."

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