Aeschines Quotes

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  • A defeat in war is not the greatest of all evils; but when the defeat has been inflicted by enemies who are not worthy of you, then the calamity is doubled.

    War   Evil   Enemy  
  • An evil nature wielding great authority brings misfortune upon the community.

    "Dictionary of Quotations (classical)" by Thomas Benfield Harbottle. Ctesiphontem, 147, 1897.
  • Lying rumours do not penetrate farther than our ears.

    Lying   Ears   Rumours  
    "De Falsa Legatione" by Aeschines, 149,
  • Amnesty, that noble word, the genuine dictate of wisdom.

    Noble   Amnesty   Genuine  
    Demosthenes, Aeschines, Dinarchus (1836). “The Orations of Demosthenes”, p.159
  • Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.

    Law   Tyrants   Democracy  
  • Right is not unlimited, but is limited by the laws.

    Law   Unlimited  
    "Dictionary of Quotations (classical)" by Thomas Benfield Harbottle. Ctesiphontem, 199, 1897.
  • Men of real merit, and whose noble and glorious deeds we are ready to acknowledge, are yet not to be endured when they vaunt their own actions.

    Real   Men   Vaunt  
  • Truth is strong enough to overcome all human sophistries.

    "Against Timarchus". Speech by Aeschines, 84 (107), c. 346 BC.
  • It is acknowledged, namely, that there are in the world three forms of government, autocracy, oligarchy, and democracy: autocracies and oligarchies are administered according to the tempers of their lords, but democratic states according to established laws.

  • For then only will you be strong, when you cherish the laws, and when the revolutionary attempts of lawless men shall have ceased.

    Strong   Men   Law  
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