- Notable Homer Quotes Index -
Born: November 30, 849 AD, Ionia, Turkey [then part of Greece]
Birth Country: Turkey
Died: Ancient Greece, November 30, 799 AD
Occupation: Author, Poet
And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.
But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.
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.
To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it those who have, fear it.
Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.
Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.
Quotes by Homer