Homer Quotes

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Homer Quotes

Sing, goddess, of Achilles ruinous anger
Which brought ten thousand pains to the Achaeans,
And cast the souls of many stalwart heroes
To Hades, and their bodies to the dogs
And birds of prey.
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Achilles glared at him and answered, Fool, prate not to me about covenants. There can be no covenants between men and lions, wolves and lambs can never be of one mind, but hate each other out and out an through. Therefore there can be no understanding between you and me, nor may there be any covenants between us, till one or other shall fall

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Why cover the same ground again? ... It goes against my grain to repeat a tale told once, and told so clearly.

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Sing, goddess, of Achilles' ruinous anger
Which brought ten thousand pains to the Achaeans,
And cast the souls of many stalwart heroes
To Hades, and their bodies to the dogs
And birds of prey.

— Homer

Tell me, Muse, of the man of many ways,
who was driven far journeys

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Do thou restrain the haughty spirit in thy breast, for better far is gentle courtesy.

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Upon the earth appear'd, weeping, they bore Brave Hector out; and on the fun'ral pile Laying the glorious dead, applied the torch.

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I am going to stand against him now, though his hands are like flame, though his hands are like flame, and his heart like the shining of iron.

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Perverse mankind! whose wills, created free, Charge all their woes on absolute degree; All to the dooming gods their guilt translate, And follies are miscall'd the crimes of fate.

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He too,I think,should pray to the deathless ones himself.
All men need the gods ...

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Porkchops and bacon, my two favorite animals.

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Whoever obeys the gods, to him they particularly listen.

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Bear patiently, my heart, for you have suffered heavier things.

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I'm not gay, but I'll learn ...

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I guess some people never change ... Or, they quickly change and then quickly change back.

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The journey is its own reward.

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Forgetful youth! but know, the Power above With ease can save each object of his love; Wide as his will extends his boundless grace.

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From now on walking is my beer and feeling good is my hangover.

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Beware the toils of war ... the mesh of the huge dragnet sweeping up the world.

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If it doesn't have siamese twins in a jar, it is not a fair.

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Canada? Why would I want to leave America just to visit America, Jr.?

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What so tedious as a twice-told tale?

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