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103 Famous Quotes by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios")

To heal divisions, to relieve the oppress'd, In virtue rich; in blessing others, bless'd.

Blessings Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. VII, l. 95), (Pope's translation)

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O friends, be men, and let your hearts be strong, And let no warrior in the heat of fight Do what may bring him shame in others' eyes; For more of those who shrink from shame are safe Than fall in battle, while with those who flee Is neither glory nor reprieve from death.

Courage Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. V, l. 663), (Bryant's translation)

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He serves me most who serves his country best.

Patriotism Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. X, l. 206), (Pope's translation)

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And for our country 'tis a bliss to die.

Patriotism Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. XV, l. 583), (Pope's translation)

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Who fears to speak of Ninety-Eight? Who blushes at the name? When cowards mock the patriot's fate, Who hangs his head for shame?

Patriotism Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. XV, l. 583), (Pope's translation)

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Heroes as great have died, and yet shall fall.

Heroes Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. XV, l. 157), (Pope's translation)

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Gloomy as night he stands.

Appearance Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XI, l. 744), (Pope's translation)

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One who journeying Along a way he knows not, having crossed A place of drear extent, before him sees A river rushing swiftly toward the deep, And all its tossing current white with foam, And stops and turns, and measures back his way.

Traveling Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. V, l. 749), (Bryant's translation)

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

Royalty Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. II, l. 253), (Bryant's translation)

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Then let him know that hatred without end Or intermission is between us two.

Hatred Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. XV, l. 270), (Bryant's translation)

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Respect us, human, and relieve us, poor.

Humanity Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. IX, l. 338), (Pope's translation)

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The ruins of himself! now worn away With age, yet still majestic in decay.

Ruin Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XXIV, l. 2271), (Pope's translation)

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

Night Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. VIII, l. 605), (Pope's translation)

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The first in glory, as the first in place.

Glory Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XI, l. 441), (Pope's translation)

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Anger, which, far sweeter than trickling drops of honey, rises in the bosom of a man like smoke.

Anger Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (XVIII, 108)

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A generous heart repairs a slanderous tongue.

Slander Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. VIII, l. 43), (Pope's translation)

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Bursts as a wave that from the clouds impends, And swell'd with tempests on the ship descends; White are the decks with foam; the winds aloud Howl o'er the masts, and sing through every shroud: Pale, trembling, tir'd, the sailors freeze with fears; And instant death on every wave appears.

Storms Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. XV, l. 752), (Pope's translation)

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And pines with thirst amidst a sea of waves.

Water Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XI, l. 722), (Pope's translation)

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Axylos, Teuthranos's son that dwelt in stablished Arisbe; a man of substance dear to his fellows; for his dwelling was by the road-side and he entertained all men.

Hospitality Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. VI, l. 12), (Lang's translation)

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

Hospitality Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XV, l. 83), (Pope's translation)

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It [revenge] is sweeter far than flowing honey.

Revenge Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (XVIII, 109)

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Behold, on wrong Swift vengeance waits; and art subdues the strong.

Revenge Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. VIII, l. 367), (Pope's translation)

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Who dares think one thing, and another tell, My heart detests him as the gates of hell.

Lying Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. IX, l. 412), (Pope's translation)

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His native home deep imag'd in his soul.

Home Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XIII, l. 38)

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This, this is misery! the last, the worst, That man can feel.

Misery Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. XXII, l. 106), (Pope's translation)

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