Homer Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Homer

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Homer quotes: It is not strength, but art, obtains the prize, And to be swift is less than to be wise. It is not strength, but art, obtains the prize, And to be swift is less than to be wise.
Homer quotes: Hyrtacides pummeled his thighs and groaned and bit his lip and said: "O Father Zeus, you, even you, turn out to be a liar." [bk.12] Hyrtacides pummeled his thighs and groaned and bit his lip and said: "O Father Zeus, you, even you, turn out to be a liar." [bk.12]
Homer quotes: Wise to resolve, and patient to perform. Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.
Homer quotes: We have a great life here in Alaska, and we're never going back to America again! We have a great life here in Alaska, and we're never going back to America again!
Homer quotes: Just are the ways of heaven; from Heaven proceedThe woes of man: Heaven doom'd the Greeks to bleed. Just are the ways of heaven; from Heaven proceed
The woes of man: Heaven doom'd the Greeks to bleed.
Homer quotes: Jove lifts the golden balances that showThe fates of mortal men, and things below. Jove lifts the golden balances that show
The fates of mortal men, and things below.
Homer quotes: From now on walking is my beer and feeling good is my hangover. From now on walking is my beer and feeling good is my hangover.
Homer quotes: It is not good to have a rule of many. It is not good to have a rule of many.
Homer quotes: The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined. The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.
Homer quotes: The man does better who runs from disaster than he who is caught by it. The man does better who runs from disaster than he who is caught by it.
Homer quotes: By Jove the stranger and the poor are sent, and what to those we give, to Jove is lent. By Jove the stranger and the poor are sent, and what to those we give, to Jove is lent.
Homer quotes: We all scribble poetry. We all scribble poetry.
Homer quotes: The wordy tale, once told, were hard to tell again. The wordy tale, once told, were hard to tell again.
Homer quotes: A gun is not a weapon! It's a tool, like a butcher's knife, or a harpoon, or an alligator. A gun is not a weapon! It's a tool, like a butcher's knife, or a harpoon, or an alligator.
Homer quotes: All deaths are hateful to miserable mortals, but the most pitiable death of all is to starve. All deaths are hateful to miserable mortals, but the most pitiable death of all is to starve.
Homer quotes: My every impulse bends to what is right My every impulse bends to what is right
Homer quotes: A man dies still if he has done nothing, as one who has done much. A man dies still if he has done nothing, as one who has done much.
Homer quotes: Public transportation is for jerks and lesbians. Public transportation is for jerks and lesbians.
Homer quotes: It is tedious to tell again tales already plainly told. It is tedious to tell again tales already plainly told.
Homer quotes: Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak. Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak.
Homer quotes: No man or woman born, coward or brave, can shun his destiny. No man or woman born, coward or brave, can shun his destiny.
Homer quotes: Many shining actions owe their success to chance, though the general or statesman receive the applause. Many shining actions owe their success to chance, though the general or statesman receive the applause.
Homer quotes: All the survivors of the war had reached their homes and so put the perils of battle and the sea behind them. All the survivors of the war had reached their homes and so put the perils of battle and the sea behind them.
Homer quotes: The hearts of great men can be changed. The hearts of great men can be changed.
Homer quotes: He lives not long who battles with the immortals, nor do his children prattle about his knees when he has come back from battle and the dread fray. He lives not long who battles with the immortals, nor do his children prattle about his knees when he has come back from battle and the dread fray.
Homer quotes: Whenever a man is tired, wine is a great restorer of strength. Whenever a man is tired, wine is a great restorer of strength.
Homer quotes: The stars never lie, but the astrologers lie about the stars. The stars never lie, but the astrologers lie about the stars.
Homer quotes: Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause. Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause.
Homer quotes: First you don't want me to get the pony, then you want me to take it back. Make up your mind! First you don't want me to get the pony, then you want me to take it back. Make up your mind!
Homer quotes: Beauty- it was a glorious gift of nature. Beauty- it was a glorious gift of nature.
Homer quotes: What so tedious as a twice-told tale? What so tedious as a twice-told tale?
Homer quotes: Life is largely a matter of expectation. Life is largely a matter of expectation.
Homer quotes: God help me, I'm just not that bright. God help me, I'm just not that bright.
Homer quotes: Ill fares the State where many masters rule; let one be lord, one king supreme. Ill fares the State where many masters rule; let one be lord, one king supreme.
Homer quotes: [885] Brag while you can, Hector. Zeus and Apollo Have given you [885] Brag while you can, Hector. Zeus and Apollo Have given you
Homer quotes: Be strong, saith my heart; I am a soldier; I have seen worse sights than this. Be strong, saith my heart; I am a soldier;
I have seen worse sights than this.
Homer quotes: Nothing in the world is so incontinent as a man's accursed appetite. Nothing in the world is so incontinent as a man's accursed appetite.
Homer quotes: The outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council. The outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council.
Homer quotes: A shamefaced man makes a bad beggar. A shamefaced man makes a bad beggar.
Homer quotes: As a bull roars when feeding in the field, so roared the goodly door touched by the key and open flew before her. As a bull roars when feeding in the field, so roared the goodly door touched by the key and open flew before her.
Homer quotes: Being eaten by a crocodile is just like going to sleep ... in a giant blender. Being eaten by a crocodile is just like going to sleep ... in a giant blender.
Homer quotes: heights th' immortal Gods, Jove heights th' immortal Gods, Jove
Homer quotes: Anger, which, far sweeter than trickling drops of honey, rises in the bosom of a man like smoke. Anger, which, far sweeter than trickling drops of honey, rises in the bosom of a man like smoke.
Homer quotes: One omen is best; Defending the fatherland One omen is best; Defending the fatherland
Homer quotes: Few sons are like their fathersmost are worse, few better. Few sons are like their fathers
most are worse, few better.
Homer quotes: The journey is its own reward. The journey is its own reward.
Homer quotes: Light is the task where many share the toil. Light is the task where many share the toil.
Homer quotes: Beyond his strength no man can fight, although he be eager. Beyond his strength no man can fight, although he be eager.
Homer quotes: There is no fouler fiend than a woman when her mind is bent to evil. There is no fouler fiend than a woman when her mind is bent to evil.
Homer quotes: A decent boldness ever meets with friends. A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
Homer quotes: I don't want to look like a weirdo. I'll just go with the muumuu. I don't want to look like a weirdo. I'll just go with the muumuu.
Homer quotes: The rest were vulgar deaths unknown to fame. The rest were vulgar deaths unknown to fame.
Homer quotes: ...for iron of itself draws a manthereto. ...for iron of itself draws a man
thereto.