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AESCHYLUS
Greek tragic poet
(525 BC - 456 BC)
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A prosperous fool is a grievous burden.
      - [Fools]

Be it mine to draw from wisdom's fount, pure as it flows, that calm of soul which virtue only knows.
      - [Quiet]

Everyone's quick to blame the alien.
      - [Blame]

Everyone, to those weaker than themselves, is kind.
      - [Kindness]

Excessive fear is always powerless.
      - [Fear]

He hears but half who hears one party only.
      - [Prejudice]

His resolve is not to seem the bravest, but to be.
      - [Bravery]

I know how men in exile feed on dreams.
      - [Exile]

I would far rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
      - [Evil]

In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
      - [Tyrants]

It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
      - [Advice]

It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
      - [Oaths]

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
      - [Memory]

Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy.
      - [Prosperity]

Success! to thee, as to a God, men bend the knee.
      - [Success]

The laws of a state change with the changing times.
      - [Law]

The tongue of slander is too prompt with wanton malice to wound the stranger.
      - [Slander]

The wisest of the wise may err.
      - [Error]

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
      - [Grief]

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
      - [Lying]

Who holds a power but newly gained is ever stern of mood.
      - [Power]

Wiles and deceit are female qualities.
      - [Deceit]

Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.
      - [Words]

Yet has the popular voice much potency.
      - [Popularity]

It is always in season for old men to learn.
      - Agamemnon [Age : Learning]


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