What good is it to live a life that brings pains?

Aeschylus


It is an ill thing to be the first to bring news of ill.

Aeschylus


His resolve is not to seem the bravest, but to be.

Aeschylus


Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.

Aeschylus


Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Aeschylus


He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.

Aeschylus


For a murderous blow let murderous blow atone.

Aeschylus


I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths.

Aeschylus


Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?

Aeschylus

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