Quotes by 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.


In war, truth is the first casualty.


It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.


I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope.


It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.


Only when man's life comes to its end in prosperity can one call that man happy.


For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends.


Time as he grows old teaches all things.


Words are the physicians of the mind diseased.


Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might.