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Aeschylus in Wikipedia
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain.
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
He will find one English book and one only, where, as in the Iliad itself, perfect plainness of speech is allied with perfect nobleness; and that book is the Bible.
(December 24, 1822 - April 15, 1888)
If you're going to lick the icing off somebody else's cake you won't be nourished and it won't do you any good, - or you might find the cake had caraway seeds, and you hate them.
(December 13, 1871 - March 02, 1945)
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.