Aeschylus Quotes

Posted by Brian

Aeschylus was an ancient Greek dramatist (a person who writes dramatic literature or drama). He was the father and the founder of tragedy as he used to write the tragic plays. His plays are the primary source for the ancient Greek history. Here are the quotes, which participated the Greek victory at Marathon (Greece), which took place in 490 BC, 34 years after death of Aeschylus. These are some of the Ancient Quotes and that’s the reason these quotes are here.

Aeschylus Quotes and Sayings

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.

Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen.

Call no man happy till he is dead.

Fountains of tears.

God is not averse to deceit in a holy cause.

God loves to help him who strives to help himself.

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.

Hold him alone truly fortunate who has ended his life in happy well-being.

In every tyrant’s heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.

It is always in season for old men to learn.

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

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

Married love between man and woman is bigger than oaths guarded by right of nature.
Necessity is stronger far than art.

So, in the Libyan fable it is told That once an eagle, stricken with a dart, Said, when he saw the fashion of the shaft, “With our own feathers, not by others’ hand Are we now smitten.”

Suffering brings experience.

Report uttered by the people is everywhere of great power.

To be rather than to seem.

The reward of suffering is experience.

The man whose authority is recent is always stern.

What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest?

Ye waves That o’er th’ interminable ocean wreathe Your crisped smiles.


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