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Aeschylus
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The man who does ill must suffer ill. Aeschylus
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It is through suffering that learning comes. Aeschylus
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Excessive fear is always powerless. Aeschylus
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Unjustly men hate death, which is the greatest defence against their many ills. Aeschylus
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Truly even he errs that is wiser than the wise. Aeschylus
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The cure is in the house, not brought by other hands from distant places, but by its own, in agony and blood. Aeschylus
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Fortune is for all, judgment is theirs who have won it for themselves. Aeschylus
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I pray the gods will give me some reliefAnd end this weary job. One long full yearI've been lying here, on this rooftop,The palace of the sons of Atreus,Resting on my arms, just like a dog.I've come to know the night sky, every star,The powers we see glittering in the sky,Bringing winter and summer to us all,As the constellations rise and sink. Aeschylus
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God is not averse to deceit in a holy cause. Aeschylus
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In our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God. Quoted by Robert F. Kennedy, delivering an extemporaneous eulogy to Martin Luther King, Jr., the evening of April 4, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana. These words, lacking "own," have been used as one of the inscriptions at the Robert F. Kennedy gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery. Aeschylus
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The misfortunes of mankind are of varied plumage. Aeschylus
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With our own feathers, not by others' hands, Are we now smitten. Aeschylus
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The will was of Zeus, the hand of Hephaestus. Aeschylus
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Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperament? Aeschylus
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Simple is the speech of truth. Aeschylus
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Hold him alone truly fortunate who has ended his life in happy well-being. Aeschylus
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The force of necessity is irresistible. Aeschylus
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Misfortune wandering the same track lights now upon one and now upon another. Aeschylus
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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. Aeschylus
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I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence. Aeschylus
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Know not to revere human things too much. Aeschylus
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And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain. Aeschylus
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I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths. Aeschylus
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The reward of suffering is experience Aeschylus
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They who prosper take on airs of vanity. Aeschylus
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A man dies not for the many wounds that pierce his breast, unless it be that life's end keep pace with death, nor by sitting on his hearth at home doth he the more escape his appointed doom. Aeschylus
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And now it goes as it goes and where it ends is Fate. And neither by singeing flesh nor tipping cups of wine nor shedding burning tears can you enchant away the rigid Fury. Aeschylus
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For wherein is life sweet to him who suffers grief? Aeschylus
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In visions of the night, like dropping rain, Descend the many memories of pain. Aeschylus
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Take courage; pain's extremity soon ends. Aeschylus
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Courage! Suffering, when it climbs highest, lasts not long. Aeschylus
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God's mouth knows not how to speak falsehood, but he brings to pass every word. Aeschylus
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Oh, it is easy for the one who stands outside the prison-wall of pain to exhort and teach the one who suffers. Aeschylus
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It's a man's jobno place for women's plans here!what lies outside. Stay home and cause no trouble. Aeschylus
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Remember to be submissive, thou art analien, a fugitive, and in need. Aeschylus
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Justice, voiceless, unseen, seeth thee when thou sleepest and when thou goest forth and when thou liest down. Continually doth she attend thee, now aslant thy course, now at a later time. These lines are from a section of doubtful or spurious fragments. Aeschylus
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Only through suffering do we learn Aeschylus
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My will is mine...I shall not make it soft for you. Aeschylus
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Only one accomplishment is beyond both the power and the mercy of the Gods. They cannot make the past as though it had never been. Aeschylus
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If you will take me as your teacher, you will not kick against the pricks. Aeschylus
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For Hades is mighty in calling men to account below the earth, and with a mind that records in tablets he surveys all things. Aeschylus
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The best by far is to marry in one's own rank. Aeschylus
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By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water. Aeschylus
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What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest? Aeschylus
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For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness. Aeschylus
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The words of truth are simple. Aeschylus
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And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin. Aeschylus
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Good fortune is a god among men, and more than a god. Aeschylus
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Fear is stronger than arms. Aeschylus
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ATHENA: You wish to be called righteous rather than act right. [...] I say, wrong must not win by technicalities. Aeschylus
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I pray the gods some respite from the weary task of this long year's watch that lying on the Atreidae's roof on bended arm, dog- like, I have kept, marking the conclave of all night's stars, those potentates blazing in the heavens that bring winter and summer to mortal men, the constellations, when they wane, when they rise. Aeschylus
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Of prosperity mortals can never have enough. Aeschylus
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Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him. Aeschylus
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Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly. Aeschylus
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Words are the physicians of a mind diseased. Aeschylus
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For children preserve the fame of a man after his death. Aeschylus
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My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair. Aeschylus
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Old men are always young enough to learn, with profit. Aeschylus
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Every ruler is harsh whose rule is new. Aeschylus
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What is there more kindly than the feelings between host and guest? Aeschylus
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Few men have the natural strength to honor a friend's success without envy. Aeschylus
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It is the nature of mortals to kick a fallen man. Aeschylus
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Respect the altar of Justice and do not, looking to profit, dishonor it by spurning with godless foot; for punishment will come upon you. Aeschylus
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The burning gaze of a young woman, such as hath tasted man, shall not escape me; for I have a spirit keen to mark these things. Aeschylus
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There is a time when fear is good and ought to remain seated as a guardian of the heart. Aeschylus
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Death hath a fairer fame than a life of toil. Aeschylus
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Truly upon mortals cometh swift of foot their evil and his offence upon him that trespasseth against Right. Aeschylus
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A great ox stands on my tongue. Aeschylus
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Nothing forces us to know What we do not want to know Except pain Aeschylus
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Ares gives his verdict without witnesses. Aeschylus
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