Posts Tagged ‘Aeschylus’

Quote of the day, Jan. 29

January 29, 2016

Aeschylus

“Everyone’s quick to blame the alien.”

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Quote of the day, Dec. 27

December 27, 2014

Eric Kandel, on the self

“Since Socrates and Plato first speculated on the nature of the human mind, serious thinkers through the ages—from Aristotle to Descartes, from Aeschylus to Strindberg and Ingmar Bergman—have thought it wise to understand oneself and one’s behaviour.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 18

November 18, 2014

Aeschylus, from The Libation Bearers

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

Quote of the day, Aug. 5

August 5, 2012

Aeschylus, on speech

“I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence.”