Homer

c. 850 BC -

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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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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A Quote by Homer on experience and world

I am a part of all that I have met. Yet, experience is an arch wherethro gleams that untravl'd world whose margin fades forever and forever when I move.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

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A Quote by Homer on heaven, men, misery, pity, and sacred

Heaven hears and pities hapless men like me, For sacred ev'n to gods is misery.

Homer (c. 850 BC -)

Source: The Odyssey, Book v, Line 572

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