60 Total Quotes

Homer Homer Quotes

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
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#Greek Poet #Father

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
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#Greek Poet #Charity

Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend.
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#Greek Poet

A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
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#Greek Poet #Brother

A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
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#Greek Poet #Boldness

Light is the task where many share the toil.
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#Greek Poet #Light

In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
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#Beauty #Greek Poet

Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards.
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#Earth

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.
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#Greek Poet #Difficulty

Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing, and dancing sooner than war
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#Dancing

I detest that man, who hides one thing in the depths of his heart, and speaks forth another
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#Communication

Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen but his country's cause
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#Man

After the event, even a fool is wise
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#Fools And Foolishness

Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.
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#Wisdom #Greek Poet

To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
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#Fear #Greek Poet

It behooves a father to be blameless if he expects his son to be
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#Family

The belly is the commanding part of the body
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#Body

It is not right to glory in the slain
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#Glory

Look now how mortals are blaming the gods, for they say that evils come from us, but in fact they themselves have woes beyond their share because of their own follies
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#God

Even his griefs are a joy, long after, to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured
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#Grief