Added by staff

Get quotes of the day


How do you feel today?    I feel ...

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd, Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

This quote is linked to the event -€“ Welcome

Source Notes: Odyssey 15.83-84, trans. Alexander Pope (1725-26). Pope also makes reference to this passage in The Second Satire of the Second Book of Horace Paraphrased, written in 1733 and published in 1734. There he writes: "For I, who hold sage Homer's rule the best, / Welcome the coming, speed the going guest" (l.159-60).

A bit about Homer ...

We don't have a biography.

These people bookmarked this quote:

staff avatar
staff

I'm the guy who runs quotationsbook!


Get Quotes of the Day

Your daily dose of thought, inspiration and motivation.