Homer quotes

Born
Ancient Greek.

Occupation
Poet.

Homer was an Ancient Greek poet. Author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.
– Homer
How vain, without the merit, is the name.
– Homer
Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country’s cause.
– Homer
And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.
– Homer
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
– Homer
Even were sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing.
– Homer
Light is the task where many share the toil.
– Homer
The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
– Homer
Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend.
– Homer
True friends appear less moved than counterfeit.
– Homer
A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
– Homer
The stars never lie, but the astrologers lie about the stars.
– Homer
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
– Homer
Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other’s good, and melt at other’s woe.
– Homer
The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.
– Homer
The journey is its own reward.
– Homer
Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.
– Homer
But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.
– Homer
Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.
– Homer
It is not good to have a rule of many.
– Homer
Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.
– Homer
Everything is more beautiful because we’re doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.
– Homer
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
– Homer