Homer

c. 850 BC -

A Quote by Homer on heaven and success

'T is man's to fight, but Heaven's to give success.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Iliad, Book vi, Line 427

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A Quote by Homer on lies, truth, and wisdom

Urge him with truth to frame his fair replies; And sure he will: for Wisdom never lies.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Odyssey, Book iii, Line 25

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A Quote by Homer on heart and hell

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Who dares think one thing, and another tell, My heart detests him as the gates of hell.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Iliad, Book ix, Line 412

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A Quote by Homer on certainty, death, immortality, and mind

'T is true, 't is certain; man though dead retains Part of himself: the immortal mind remains.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Iliad, Book xxiii, Line 122

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A Quote by Homer on earth, injustice, and mankind

Injustice, swift, erect, and unconfin'd, Sweeps the wide earth, and tramples o'er mankind.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Iliad, Book ix, Line 628

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A Quote by Homer on life

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To labour is the lot of man below; And when Jove gave us life, he gave us woe.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Iliad, Book x, Line 78

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A Quote by Homer on life

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As leaves on the trees, such is the life of man.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

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A Quote by Homer on god

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How God ever brings like to like.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

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A Quote by Homer on youth

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Like leaves on trees the race of man is found,- Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; Another race the following spring supplies: They fall successive, and successive rise.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Iliad, Book vi, Line 181

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A Quote by Homer on evil, joy, melancholy, past, and suffering

And taste The melancholy joy of evils past: For he who much has suffer'd, much will know.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Odyssey, Book xv, Line 434

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