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Top 37 Quotes About Patroclus

#1. As for the goddess's answer, I did not care. I would have no need of her. I did not plan to live after he was gone. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#2. I think: this is what I will miss. I think: I will kill myself rather than miss it. I think: how long do we have? - Author: Madeline Miller
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#3. 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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#4. The difference between being Achilles and almost being Achilles is the difference between living and dying. - Author: Thomas C. Foster
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#5. Like a girl, a baby running after her mother, begging to be picked up, and she tugs on her skirts, holding her back as she tries to hurry off - all tears, fawning up at her, till she takes her in her arms ... That's how you look, Patroclus, streaming live tears. - Author: Homer
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#6. She lived in the dream world of unreality, or else she would not admit reality; he did not know. In any case, he loved her as she was. It might never be used, but it would give her pleasure to have it. - Author: Nevil Shute
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#7. To a child, often the box a toy came in is more appealing than the toy itself. - Author: Allen Klein
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#8. Indeed, he seemed utterly unaware of his effect on the boys around him. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#9. Never on me let such wrath lay hold, as the wrath you cherish, you whose valor causes harm! - Author: A.T. Murray
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#10. I would rather be a security guard than a rock star. - Author: Bruce McCulloch
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#11. In making Achilles and Patroclus lovers, I wasn't trying to speak for all gay men, just as when I write straight characters, I don't claim to speak for all straight people. My job as an author is to give voice to these very particular characters - these two men, in this time, and in this place - Author: Madeline Miller
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#12. We reached for each other, and I thought of how many nights I had lain awake loving him in silence. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#13. This is what Achilles will feel like when he is old. And then I remembered: he will never be old. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#14. When I am dead, I charge you to mingle our ashes and bury us together. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#15. The heat rose up my neck, wrapped fingers over my face. His hair fell around me, and I could smell nothing but him. The grain of his lips seemed to rest a hairsbreadth from mine. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#16. I have done it," she says. At first I do not understand. But then I see the tomb, and the marks she has made on the stone. ACHILLES, it reads. And beside it, PATROCLUS.
"Go," she says. "He waits for you. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#17. The whiskey's aroma was his equivalent of fresh brewed coffee. 'Here's looking at you, love,' Mayne said aloud, raising the bottle to his lips.
- Author: Del James
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#18. He is half my soul, as the poets say. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#19. Achilles' eyes lift. They are bloodshot and dead. I wish he had let you all die. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#20. Peleus acknowledged this. "Yet other boys will be envious that you have chosen such a one. What will you tell them?"
"I will tell them nothing." The answer came with no hesitation, clear and crisp. "It is not for them to say what I will do. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#21. My lord, it is Patroclus, he is dead, his armour taken.. Hector is to blame.' There was a chilling silence, then a sudden intake of breath. Then a cry, low rising, increasing, then torn out of him, turned out of the depth of Hades... For Achilles, the only word 'Patroclus. - Author: Byrne Fone
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#22. So are there any asshole guys here I can start dating?' she says. 'That's, like, my pattern. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#23. We are all there, goddess and mortal and the boy who was both. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#24. Many an actor does the stage more ham than good. - Author: Evan Esar
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#25. He called at once to his companion Patroclus, shouting for him from the ship. Hearing the call in his hut, Patroclus equal of Ares came out; and that was the beginning of his end. - Author: Homer
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#26. Those seconds, half seconds, that the line of our gaze connected, were the only moment in my day that I felt anything at all. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#27. The never-ending ache of love and sorrow. Perhaps in some other life I could have refused, could have torn my hair and screamed, and made him face his choice alone. But not in this one. He would sail to Troy and I would follow, even into death. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#28. You invented the selfie stick," Alex said. "I was wondering who to blame for that. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#29. That is - your friend?"
"Philtatos," Achilles replied, sharply. Most beloved. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#30. L. 151. Chthizos, yesterday. But either the word must have a more extended signification than is usually given to it, or Homer must here have fallen into an error; for two complete nights and one day, that on which Patroclus met his death, had intervened since the visit of Ajax and - Author: Homer
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#31. This is how I think of us, when I remember our nights at Troy: Achilles and I beside each other, Phoinix smiling and Automedon stuttering through the punch lines of jokes, and Briseis with her secret eyes and quick, spilling laughter. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#32. We cannot say who will survive the holocaust of memory. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#33. He looked different in sleep, beautiful but cold as moonlight. I found myself wishing he would wake so that I might watch the life return. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#34. If you have something at risk, you think differently. - Author: Henry Kravis
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#35. Patroclus, he says, Patroclus. Patroclus. Over and over until it is sound only. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#36. Bury us, and mark our names above. Let us be free. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#37. Achilles weeps. He cradles me, and will not eat, nor speak a word other than my name. - Author: Madeline Miller
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