The best Quotes by Aeschylus

The best Quotes by Aeschylus

Aeschylus (525/524 – 456/455 BC) was an ancient Greek tragedian, and is often described as the father of tragedy. Academic knowledge of the genre begins with his work, and understanding of earlier Greek tragedy is largely based on inferences made from reading his surviving plays.

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
Hatred creates hatred.
Great is the voice of the people.
In war, truth is the first casualty.
Silence would improve most of humanity.
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.
Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

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The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven.
Always desire to learn something useful.
You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us? You think we don’t recall them more clearly than ever in times of great trouble? Your father is alive in you, Harry, and shows himself plainly when you have need of him.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.
Those that we love never truly leave us, Harry. There are things that death cannot touch.
You are going to lose people in your life.
And I realize that no matter how much you spent with them,
or how much you appreciated them and told them so,
it will never seem like it was enough.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.
Hate burns fast and bright, and it might make you feel empowered for a while, but eventually it consumes whatever vessel it fuels.
There's a type of hatred that's similar to longing. It's impossible to stop.
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A vote is like a rifle, its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!
Oh, great warrior? Wars not make one great.
I don't want to be in a battle, but waiting on the edge of one I can't escape is even worse.
That's when you know you've found somebody special. When you can just shut the fck up for a minute and comfortably share the silence.
Mia Wallace in Pulp Fiction

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