Quotes by Homer

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

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.
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.
But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.
The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another.
Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak.
Not vain the weakest, if their force unite.
Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause.
The persuasion of a friend is a strong thing.
For too much rest becomes a pain.
Persuasive speech, and more persuasive sighs, Silence that spoke and eloquence of eyes.
Light is the task where many share the toil.
A guest never forgets the host who had treated him kindly.
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
How vain, without the merit, is the name.
And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.
A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
Achilles absent was Achilles still!
It is not right to glory in the slain.
True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd, Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.

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