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Aeschylus (525 BC456 BC; Greek: ) was a playwright of ancient Greece. Aeschylus was the earliest of the three greatest Greek tragedians, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. more

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It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
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 despite, against our will, Comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
The reward of suffering is experience.
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
It is always in season for old men to learn.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
Call no man happy till he is dead.
When a match has equal partners then I fear not.
The man whose authority is recent is always stern.
There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.
When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in.
Death is softer by far than tyranny.
He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
I pray for no more youth To perish before its prime That Revenge and iron-heated War May fade with all that has gone before Into the night of time.
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
Every ruler is harsh whose laws are new.
Drop, dropin our sleep, upon the heartsorrow falls, memorys pain,and to us, though against our very will,even in our own despite,comes wisdomby the awful grace of God.
Justice, voiceless, unseen, seeth thee when thou sleepest and when thou goest forth and when thou liest down. Continually doth she attend thee, now aslant thy course, now at a later time.