Quotes of Homer

“ Dreams surely are difficult, confusing, and not everything in them is brought to pass for mankind. For fleeting dreams have two gates: one is fashioned of horn and one of ivory. Those which pass through the one of sawn ivory are deceptive, bringing tidings which come to nought, but those which issue from the one of polished horn bring true results when a mortal sees them. ”

- Homer

“ The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken. ”

- Homer

“ Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift. ”

- Homer

“ The fates have given mankind a patient soul. ”

- Homer

“ The glorious gifts of the gods are not to be cast aside. ”

- Homer

“ The gods, likening themselves to all kinds of strangers, go in various disguises from city to city, observing the wrongdoing and the righteousness of men. ”

- Homer

“ Whoever obeys the gods, to him they particularly listen. ”

- Homer

“ Even his griefs are a joy long after to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured. ”

- Homer

“ It is better to confess ignorance than provide it. ”

- Homer Hickam

“ The fates have given mankind a patient soul. ”

- Homer

“ Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards. ”

- Homer

“ I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown. ”

- Homer

“ For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers. ”

- Homer

“ The fates have given mankind a patient soul. ”

- Homer

“ It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country. ”

- Homer

“ The single best augury is to fight for one's country. ”

- Homer

“ Zeus does not bring all men's plans to fulfillment. ”

- Homer

“ A young man is embarrassed to question an older one. ”

- Homer

“ There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep. ”

- Homer

“ The outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council. ”

- Homer

“ Life is largely a matter of expectation. ”

- Homer

“ Life is largely a matter of expectation. ”

- Homer

“ Wisdom never lies. ”

- Homer

“ How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise. ”

- Homer

“ A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother. ”

- Homer

“ The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others. ”

- Homer

“ Even a fool learns something once it hits him. ”

- Homer

“ Trying is the first step to failure. ”

- Homer Simpson

“ There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends. ”

- Homer

“ Let’s just say that on this day, a million years ago, a dude was born who most of us think was magic. But others don’t, and that’s cool. But we’re probably right. Amen. ”

- Homer The Simpsons
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