Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this.

— Homer

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Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.

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

81

Sing, O muse, of the rage of Achilles, son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans.

81

Oh, look at me! I'm making people happy! I'm the Magical Man from Happy-Land, in a gumdrop house on Lollipop Lane! Oh, by the way, I was being sarcastic.

78

After the event, even a fool is wise.

75

Ruin, eldest daughter of Zeus, she blinds us all, that fatal madness—she with those delicate feet of hers, never touching the earth, gliding over the heads of men to trap us all. She entangles one man, now another.

73

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.

68

A decent boldness ever meets with friends.

68

Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men hereafter.

62

Without question it may be said of Vancouver that her position, geographically, is Imperial to a degree, that her possibilities are enormous, and that with but a feeble stretch of the imagination those possibilities might wisely be deemed certainties.

57

The son of Saturn gave The nod with his dark brows.

The ambrosial curls Upon the Sovereign One's immortal head Were shaken, and with them the mighty mount, Olympus trembled.

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Everything is more beautiful because we're doomed.

You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.

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About Homer

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Nationality Greek
Profession Poet
Birthday October 16

Zeus most glorious and most great, Thundercloud, throned in the heavens! Let not the sun go down and the darkness come, until I cast down headlong the citadel of Priam in flames, and burn his gates with blazing fire, and tear to rags the shirt upon Hectors breast! May many of his men fall about him prone in the dust and bite the earth!

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And they die an equal death — the idler and the man of mighty deeds.

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Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing sooner than of war.

49

Greetings, friends. Do you wish to look as happy as me? Well, you've got the power inside you right now. So use it and send one dollar to Happy Dude, 742 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield. Don't delay. Eternal happiness is just a dollar away.

49

For a friend with an understanding heart is worth no less than a brother

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And empty words are evil.

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And overpowered by memory Both men gave way to grief.

Priam wept freely For man - killing Hector, throbbing, crouching Before Achilles' feet as Achilles wept himself, Now for his father, now for Patroclus once again And their sobbing rose and fell throughout the house.

48

It's disgraceful how these humans blame the gods.

They say their tribulations come from us, when they themselves, through their own foolishness, bring hardships which are not decreed by Fate.

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Hateful to me as are the gates of hell, Is he who, hiding one thing in his heart, Utters another.

43

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.

36

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

34

I, for one, know of no sweeter sight for a man's eyes than his own country.

30

Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.

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There is the heat of Love, the pulsing rush of Longing, the lover’s whisper, irresistible—magic to make the sanest man go mad.

30

out of sight,out of mind

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Come, weave us a scheme so I can pay them back! Stand beside me, Athena, fire me with daring, fierce as the day we ripped Troy's glittering crown of towers down. Stand by me - furious now as then, my bright-eyed one - and I would fight three hundred men, great goddess, with you to brace me, comrade-in-arms in battle!

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But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.

22

Why have you come to me here, dear heart, with all these instructions? I promise you I will do everything just as you ask. But come closer. Let us give in to grief, however briefly, in each other's arms.

21

Being eaten by a crocodile is just like going to sleep...in a giant blender.

21

In saffron-colored mantle from the tides Of Oceans rose the Morning to bright light TO gods and men.

21

Even a fool learns something once it hits him.

20

I discovered a meal between breakfast and brunch.

19

Proud is the spirit of Zeus-fostered kings - their honor comes from Zeus, and Zeus, god of council, loves them.

19

I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another.

18

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.

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Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak.

16

A hunter of shadows, himself a shade.

16

Being popular is the most important thing in the world!

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The rule Of the many is not well. One must be chief In war and one the king.

15

Just once I'd like someone to call me 'Sir' without adding 'You're making a scene.'

15

Young men's minds are always changeable, but when an old man is concerned in a matter, he looks both before and after.

15

For too much rest becomes a pain.

14

Now deep in ocean sunk the lamp of light, And drew behind the cloudy vale of night.

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Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause.

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

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A guest never forgets the host who had treated him kindly.

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I've gone back in time to when dinosaurs weren't just confined to zoos.

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