Aeschylus was a playwright and soldier from ancient Greece who lived from around 525 BC till 455 BC. He is regarded as one of the great playwrights and is also credited for being the pioneer of the tragedy that went on to become a hugely popular genre of stage plays. Aeschylus was born in an influential family and started writing tragedies while still very young; however, he was also involved in the Persian wars as a young boy that interrupted his writing career. His experiences as a soldier went on to have a profound influence on his life and works. Aeschylus participated in plenty of dramatic competitions throughout his life and most of his works became popular from there. His mastery of the tragedy dazzled everyone and before long he became one of the noted playwrights of his times. Some of his noted surviving works include ‘The Libation Bearers’, ‘The Suppliants’, ‘The Persians’, ‘Agamemnon’ and ‘Seven Against Thebes’. Needless to say, Aeschylus was a person who was far ahead of his time as far as the craft of writing plays was concerned and during his lifetime, he left behind plenty of notable quotes as well. Here are the very best ones.