Best Homer Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Homer Quotes

Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country’s cause.

 

Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.

 

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other’s good, and melt at other’s woe.

 

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.

 

How vain, without the merit, is the name.

 

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

 

Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this.

 

In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!

 

Light is the task where many share the toil.

 

Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.

 

There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.

 

Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.

 

A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother. 

 

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others. 

 

Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.

 

A decent boldness ever meets with friends.

 

And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.

 

Hateful to me as are the gates of hell, Is he who, hiding one thing in his heart, Utters another. 

 

It is not good to have a rule of many.

 

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.

 

True friends appear less moved than counterfeit.

 

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

 

Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend.

 

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

 

Two urns on Jove’s high throne have ever stood, the source of evil one, and one of good; from thence the cup of mortal man he fills, blessings to these, to those distributes ills; to most he mingles both.

 

But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.

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