Homer's Iliad Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 33 Homer's Iliad Quotes

#1. Strife, only a slight thing when she first rears her head but her head soon hits the sky as she strides across the earth. - Author: Homer
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#2. Nay if even in the house of Hades the dead forget their dead, yet will I even there be mindful of my dear comrade. - Author: Homer
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#3. When I was nine, I started reading Homer. I would get up at four o'clock in the morning, before I had to go to school, in third or fourth grade, and, for several hours, I would read 'The Iliad' or 'The Odyssey.' - Author: Franz Wright
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#4. With Cosette's garter, Homer would make the Iliad. He would put into his poem an old babbler like me, and he would call him Nestor. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#5. Homer's Iliad was the cultural encyclopedia of pre-literate Greece, the didactic vehicle that provided men with guidance for the management of their spiritual, ethical, and social lives. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#6. Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another. - Author: Homer
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#7. And overpowered by memory
Both men gave way to grief. Priam wept freely
For man - killing Hector, throbbing, crouching
Before Achilles' feet as Achilles wept himself,
Now for his father, now for Patroclus once again
And their sobbing rose and fell throughout the house. - Author: Homer
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#8. He knew the things that were and the things that would be and the things that had been before. - Author: Homer
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#9. Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it. - Author: Homer
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#10. Choose,' she says, reaching out towards him. 'Choose to which of us the apple most belongs... - Author: Emily Hauser
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#11. A Kindle returns us to the inconvenience of the scroll, except with batteries and electronic glitches. It's as handy as bringing Homer along to recite the 'Iliad' while playing a lyre. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#12. It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long. - Author: Homer
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#13. The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#14. Better to live or die, once and for all, than die by inches. - Author: Homer
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#15. This found its classic expression in Homer's Iliad, in which Glaucus says to Diomedes that he still hears his father's urgings ringing in his ears: Always be the best, my boy, the bravest, and hold your head high above the others. - Author: Anthony Everitt
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#16. Honour to Agamemnon is a thing / That he can pick, pick up, put back, pick up again, / A somesuch you might find beneath your bed. - Author: Christopher Logue
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#17. Troy is based on the epic poem The Iliad by Homer , according to the credits. Homer's estate should sue. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#18. If you are very valiant, it is a god, I think, who gave you this gift. - Author: Homer
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#19. His tales took on the form of an epic poem, and I felt I was hearing some Canadian Homer reciting his Iliad of the High Arctic regions. - Author: Jules Verne
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#20. After so many years even the fire of passion dies, and with it what was believed the light of the truth. Who of us is able to say now whether Hector or Achilles was right, Agamemnon or Priam, when they fought over the beauty of a woman who is now dust and ashes? - Author: Umberto Eco
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#21. It is not possible to fight beyond your strength, even if you strive. - Author: Homer
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#22. In Homer and Chaucer there is more of the innocence and serenity of youth than in the more modern and moral poets. The Iliad is not Sabbath but morning reading, and men cling to this old song, because they still have moments of unbaptized and uncommitted life, which give them an appetite for more. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#23. Victory passes back and forth between men. - Author: Homer
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#24. Lastly, this threefold poetry flows from three great sources - The Bible, Homer, Shakespeare ... The Bible before the Iliad, the Iliad before Shakespeare. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#25. If you put a real leaf and a silk leaf side by side, you'll see something of the difference between Homer's poetry and anyone else's. There seem to be real leaves still alive in the 'Iliad,' real animals, real people, real light attending everything. - Author: Alice Oswald
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#26. The genuine remains of Ossian, or those ancient poems which bear his name, though of less fame and extent, are, in many respects,of the same stamp with the Iliad itself. He asserts the dignity of the bard no less than Homer, and in his era, we hear of no other priest than he. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#27. Sing, O muse, of the rage of Achilles, son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. - Author: Homer
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#28. Acadia "Everything is more beautiful because we're doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again." Homer, The Iliad - Author: Mia Sheridan
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#29. My mother Thetis tells me that there are two ways in which I may meet my end. If I stay here and fight, I will not return alive but my name will live forever: whereas if I go home my name will die, but it will be long ere death shall take me. - Author: Homer
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#30. Antilochus! You're the most appalling driver in the world! Go to hell! - Author: Homer
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#31. No ancient story, not even Homer's Iliad or Odyssey, has remained as popular through the course of time. The story of Rama appears as old as civilization and has a fresh appeal for every generation. - Author: David Frawley
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#32. Till Homer's ghost came whispering to my mind.He said: I made the Iliad from such
A local row. Gods make their own importance. - Author: Patrick Kavanagh
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#33. There are 201 words in the Iliad and the Odyssey that occur only once in Homer and never again in the whole of Greek literature. - Author: Adam Nicolson
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