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  • It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
    Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 278.
  • I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence.
    Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Eumenides, l. 276.

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  • But from the good health of the mind comes that which is dear to all and the object of prayer—happiness.
    Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Eumenides, l. 535.

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  • For the marriage bed ordained by fate for men and women is stronger than an oath and guarded by Justice.
    Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Eumenides, l. 217.

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  • But when once the earth has sucked up a dead man's blood, there is no way to raise him up.
    Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Eumenides, l. 647.
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