Homer

c. 850 BC -

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 good, heart, learning, and time

Yet taught by time, my heart has learn'd to glow For others' good, and melt at others' woe.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Odyssey, Book xviii, Line 269

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A Quote by Homer on thought

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And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

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A Quote by Homer on country and defense

One omen is best, to fight in defense of one's country.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: Iliad

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A Quote by Homer on men

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Not two strong men the enormous weight could raise,- Such men as live in these degenerate days.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Iliad, Book v, Line 371

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A Quote by Homer on evil and good

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And would'st thou evil for his good repay?

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Odyssey, Book xvi, Line 448

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