Most popular Homer Quotes
Union is strength.
All men have need of the gods.
Sleep and his twin brother Death.
Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.
In youth and beauty, wisdom is rare.
Young men are thoughtless, as a rule.
How vain, without the merit, is the name.
Life is not to be bought with heaps of gold.
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
Few were their words, but wonderfully clear.
The belly is the commanding part of the body.
For fate has wove the thread of life with pain.
As leaves on the trees, such is the life of man.
'Tis a man's to fight, but Heaven's to give success.
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
No man of woman born, coward or brave, can shun his destiny.
It is always the latest song that an audience applauds the most.
Nothing in the world is so incontinent as a man's cursed appetite.
Nothing in the world is so incontinent as man's accursed appetite.
The man does better who runs from disaster than he who is caught by it.
The women of Greece count their age from their marriage, not from their birth.
Oh woman, woman! when to ill thy mind Is bent, all hell contains no fouler fiend.
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, thus confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
The woodcutter is far better for skill than he is for brute strength. It is by skill that the sea captain holds his rapid ship on its course, though torn by winds, over the wine-blue water. By skill charioteer outpasses charioteer.