Home Daily Quotes Topics Pictures Favorite Authors All Authors Author Types

Popular Topics Love
Life
Funny
Famous
Inspirational


Follow us also on:
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Google+ Follow us on Tumblr Follow us on Pinterest

Link To Us


Author Info:

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


 

Aeschylus Quotes > Self-will in the man who does...

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest


Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things.
Aeschylus

Related Quotes

And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Isaac Asimov

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Heinrich Heine

There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Marcel Proust

Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Miguel de Cervantes

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Euripides

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Epictetus

The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Aristotle

The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Aeschylus

There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Fyodor Dostoevsky

War on the other hand is such a terrible thing, that no man, especially a Christian man, has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Leo Tolstoy

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter William Butler Yeats

A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Barbra Streisand

It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter William Faulkner

It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Robert Frost

A man is hindered and distracted in proportion as he draws outward things to himself.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Thomas Kempis

There is only one thing that a man really wants to do, all his life; and that is, to find his way to his God, his Morning Star, salute his fellow man, and enjoy the woman who has come the long way with him.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter D. H. Lawrence

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter William Shakespeare

To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Plutarch

The wise man does not grow old, but ripens.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Victor Hugo

Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated, the energies displayed in it are fine; the commonest man shows a grace in his quarrel.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter John Keats

The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Walt Whitman

Therefore I would not have it unknown to Your Holiness, the the only thing which induced me to look for another way of reckoning the movements of the heavenly bodies was that I knew that mathematicians by no means agree in their investigation thereof.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Nicolaus Copernicus

A wise man does not try to hurry history.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Adlai Ewing Stevenson

He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Euripides

If a man has nothing to eat, fasting is the most intelligent thing he can do.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Hermann Hesse


Popular Authors Buddha
Osho
Kahlil Gibran
Socrates
Albert Einstein


Browse Authors
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z