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Homer Quotes

Greek Epic Poet

Achilles absent was Achilles still!

Category: Absence

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

Category: Adversity

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

Category: Argument

A decent boldness ever meets with friends.

Category: Confidence

And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.

Category: Courage

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

Category: Deception

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

Category: Empathy

How vain, without the merit, is the name.

Category: Fame

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

Category: Friends And Friendship

Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.

Category: Friends And Friendship

A guest never forgets the host who had treated him kindly.

Category: Guests

I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another.

Category: Lies And Lying

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.

Category: Marriage

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

Category: Patriotism

The persuasion of a friend is a strong thing.

Category: Persuasion