Quotation by Aeschylus

For not many men, the proverb saith,
Can love a friend whom fortune prospereth
Unenvying; and about the envious brain
Cold poison clings, and doubles all the pain
Life brings him.
Aeschylus (525–456 B.C.), Greek dramatist. Agamemnon, in Agamemnon, l. 832-6, trans. by Gilbert Murray.

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