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Homer Quotes

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Nationality: Greek
Category: Poet
Subcategory: Greek Poet

And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.


Light is the task where many share the toil.


Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.


It is not good to have a rule of many.


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

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A decent boldness ever meets with friends.


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


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


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.


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.


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


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


True friends appear less moved than counterfeit.


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


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


Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.


Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.


Even were sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing.


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


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