quote by Rick Riordan

Love conquers all," Aphrodite promised. "Look at Helen and Paris. Did they let anything come between them?" "Didn't they start the Trojan War and get thousands of people killed?" "Pfft. That's not the point. Follow your heart.

— Rick Riordan

Pleasurable Trojan War quotations

I should like to know who has been carried off, except poor dear me -- I have been more ravished myself than anybody since the Trojan war.

Trojan war quote Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

What if it lines up like it did in the Trojan War .

.. Athena versus Poseidon?" "I don't know. But I just know that I'll be fighting next to you." "Why?" "Because you're my friend, Seaweed Brain. Any more stupid questions?

Trojan war quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

The Trojans lost the war because they fell for a really dumb trick.

hey, there's a gigantic wooden horse outside and all the Greeks have left. Let's bring it inside! Not a formula for long-term survival. Now if they had formed a task force to study the Trojan Horse and report back to a committee, everyone wouldn't have been massacred.. Who says middle management is useless?

Going to America increased the build up on me, especially as the war was going on there. In a way we'd turned out to be a Trojan horse. The 'Fab Four' moved right to the top and then sang about drugs and sex and then I got into more and more heavy stuff and that's when they started dropping us.


The Trojan War without Homer was nothing more than a battle over trade routes.

Trojan war quote Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

And do you know what a full-fledged war would look like, Percy?" "Bad?" I guessed. "Imagine the world in chaos. Nature at war with itself. Olympians forced to choose sides between Zeus amd Poseidon. Destruction. Carnage. Millions dead. Western civilization turned into a battleground so big it will make the Trojan War look like a water-balloon fight." "Bad," I repeated.

[Y]our agricultural revolution is not an event like the Trojan War, isolated in the distant past and without relevance to your lives today. The work begun by those neolithic farmers in the Near East has been carried forward from one generation to the next without a single break, right into the present moment. It's the foundation of your vast civilization today in exactly the same way that it was the foundation of the very first farming village.

I know better than to get in between three women arguing.

If you’ll remember, the whole Trojan War started over that. (Wulf)