Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
As you suggested I have in the following disputed certain passages, trusting you will do m...- Denis Kearney
The death penalty, I think, is a terrible scar on American justice, especially the concept...- Burke Marshall
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind. Also quoted as: "An eye for an eye o...- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
“In such a world of conflict, a world of victims and executioners, it is the job of thin...- Albert Camus
The right to justice is something that no one can bestow, nor take away, for it is in one'...- Bryant H. McGill
|Profession:||Playwriter, Poet, Prelate, Soldier|
Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy our knowledge of the genre begins with his work and our understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays. Only seven of his estimated seventy to ninety plays have survived into modern times, and there is a longstanding debate about his authorship of one of these plays, Prometheus Bound. At least one of his works was influenced by the Persian invasion of Greece, which took place during his lifetime. So important was the war to Aeschylus and the Greeks that, upon his death, around 456 BC, his epitaph commemorated his participation in the Greek victory at Marathon rather than his success as a playwright. He was a deep, religious thinker. No poet has ever presented evil in such stark and tragic terms yet he had an exalted view of Zeus, whom he celebrated with a grand simplicity reminiscent of David's Psalms, and a faith in progress or the healing power of time.
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