Aeschylus Quotes

Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 1012.
Or don't you know, so exceedingly clever as you are, that a vain tongue must pay the penalty?
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 328.
You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 1078.
I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 1068.
The will was of Zeus, the hand of Hephaestus.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 619.
It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 263.
For it would be better to die once and for all than to suffer pain for all one's life.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 750.
For the lips of Zeus do not know how to lie, but bring to fulfilment every word.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 1032.
For know that no one is free, except Zeus.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 50.
Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 378.