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Type: Poet
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 525 BC
Date of Death: 455 BC


 

Aeschylus Quotes > It is good even for old men...

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It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
Aeschylus
About: Man, Wisdom, Learning

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