Homer

c. 850 BC -

A Quote by Homer

For never, never, wicked man was wise.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Odyssey, Book ii, Line 320

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A Quote by Homer on birth, fortune, soul, and worth

'T is fortune gives us birth, But Jove alone endues the soul with worth.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Iliad, Book xx, Line 290

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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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A Quote by Homer on birth and misery

And twins ev'n from the birth are Misery and Man!

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

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A Quote by Homer on heaven, men, sacred, and songs

For dear to gods and men is sacred song. Self-taught I sing; by Heaven, and Heaven alone, The genuine seeds of poesy are sown.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Odyssey, Book xxii, Line 382

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