Aeschylus Quotes

I say that the dead are slaying the living.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. The Libation Bearers, l. 886.
Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 1331.
Shoals of corpses shall witness, mute, even to generations to come, before the eyes of men that we ought never, being mortal, to cast our sights too high.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. The Persians, l. 818.
Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 553.
For insolence, once blossoming, bears its fruit, a bushel of doom, from which it reaps a tear-filled harvest.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. The Persians, l. 821.
I know that men in exile feed on hopes.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 1668.
For the impious act begets more after it, like to the parent stock.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 758.
As long as there are men the bulwark is safe.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. The Persians, l. 349.
Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 177.
The rest I keep silent; a great ox stands on my tongue.
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 36.