Quotes by Homer

It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave.

A companion's words of persuasion are effective.

A multitude of rulers is not a good thing. Let there be one ruler, one king.

It is not possible to fight beyond your strength, even if you strive.

It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long.

Miserable mortals who, like leaves, at one moment flame with life, eating the produce of the land, and at another moment weakly perish.

Of men who have a sense of honor, more come through alive than are slain, but from those who flee comes neither glory nor any help.

The fates have given mankind a patient soul.

The outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council.

The single best augury is to fight for one's country.