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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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He ceased: but left so charming on their ear His voice, that listening still they seemed to hear.

Voice Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. II, l. 414), (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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By Jove the stranger and the poor are sent, And what to those we give, to Jove is lent.

Philanthropy Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. VI, l. 247), (Pope's translation)

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It never was our guise To slight the poor, or aught humane despise.

Philanthropy Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XIV, l. 65), (Pope's translation)

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In every sorrowing soul I pour'd delight, And poverty stood smiling in my sight.

Philanthropy Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XVII, l. 505), (Pope's translation)

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And taste The melancholy joys of evils pass'd, For he who much has suffer'd, much will know.

Suffering Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Odyssesy (bk. XV, l. 434), (Pope's translation)

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Who hearkens to the gods, the gods give ear.

Gods Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. I, l. 280), (Bryant's translation)

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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.

Gods Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. I, l. 666), (Bryant's translation)

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Shakes his ambroisal curls, and gives the nod, The stamp of fate, and sanction of the god.

Gods Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. I, l. 684), (Pope's translation)

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The ox-eyes awful Juno.

Gods Quotes, by Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") , Source: The Iliad (bk. III, l. 144)

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