Aeschylus Quotes text 


Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.

Aeschylus


Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.

Aeschylus


If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel, you would call them not friends but opponents.

Aeschylus


For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.

Aeschylus


For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.

Aeschylus


Death is softer by far than tyranny.

Aeschylus


Know not to revere human things too much.

Aeschylus


The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen.

Aeschylus


A god implants in mortal guilt whenever he wants utterly to confound a house.

Aeschylus


What exists outside is a man's concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors.

Aeschylus

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