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Homer Quotes and Sayings

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In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
- Homer

Related topics: Beauty

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.
- Homer

Light is the task where many share the toil.
- Homer

Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who
hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
- Homer

 

To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant
to those who have never tried it;
those who have,
fear it.
- Homer

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
- Homer

Even were sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing.
- Homer

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A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
- Homer

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers:
most are worse,
and a few are better than their fathers.
- Homer

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good,
and melt at other's woe.
- Homer

Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.
- Homer

But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast,
for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.
- Homer

There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
- Homer

Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend.
- Homer

Hateful to me as are the gates of hell,
Is he who, hiding one thing in his heart,
Utters another.
- Homer

And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.
- Homer

Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.
- Homer

A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
- Homer

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

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.
- Homer

True friends appear less moved than counterfeit.
- Homer

How vain, without the merit, is the name.
- Homer

Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.
- Homer

It is not good to have a rule of many.
- Homer

Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws,
and asks no omen, but his country's cause.
- Homer

Two urns on Jove's high throne have ever stood,
the source of evil one, and one of good;
from thence the cup of mortal man he fills,
blessings to these, to those distributes ills;
to most he mingles both.
- Homer

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous.
Then life has a newness, a youth;
then life has a flow and freshness.
Then life has so many surprises.
And when life has so many surprises,
boredom never settles in you.
- Osho

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth,
but delicious in the years of maturity.
- Albert Einstein

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Take a course in good water and air;
and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
- John Muir

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve.
Middle age is when you're forced to.
- Bill Vaughan

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
- Betty Friedan

It is not possible for civilization to
flow backwards while there is youth in the world.
Youth may be headstrong,
but it will advance its allotted length.
- Helen Keller

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
- Hosea Ballou

Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
- Benjamin Disraeli

In youth we run into difficulties.
In old age difficulties run into us.
- Beverly Sills

There is always some specific moment when we become
aware that our youth is gone;
but,
years after, we know it was much later.
- Mignon McLaughlin

When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise,
life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange -
my youth.
- Sara Teasdale

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
- Doris Day

Age considers; youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
- Stanislaw Lec

The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
- Chanakya

The wine of youth does not always
clear with advancing years;
sometimes it grows turbid.
- Carl Jung

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth,
but a reproach to old age.
- Aristotle

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
- Pearl S. Buck

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
- Euripides

I gave my beauty and my youth to men.
I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
- Brigitte Bardot

In youth the days are short and the years are long.
In old age the years are short and day's long.
- Pope Paul VI

Older men declare war.
But it is the youth that must fight and die.
- Herbert Hoover

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing
up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
- Peter Medawar

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

We pay when old for the excesses of youth.
- J. B. Priestley

Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle,
Old Age a regret.
- Benjamin Disraeli

A youth with his first cigar makes himself sick;
a youth with his first girl makes other people sick.
- Mary Wilson Little

Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations;
he is only trying on one face after another to find a face of his own.
- Logan P. Smith

I think the people who did well, or are happy,
in a youth industry, they define themselves out of
the business after a decade or so.
- Robert Wyatt

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we
renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
- Ambrose Bierce

I mention my age because I find people in this country -
women,
not men, of course - women are so troubled by their age.
There's a culture of youth, and it's a phony culture.
- Teresa Heinz

Memory in youth is active and easily impressible;
in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions,
but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
- Charlotte Bronte

Luxury!
more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand,
poverty or chains.
- Hannah More

I've always believed in the adage that the secret of
eternal youth is arrested development.
- Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Being a good host offsets the deprivation and loneliness of my youth.
- Alan Ladd

What one knows is, in youth, of little moment;
they know enough who know how to learn.
- Henry B. Adams

What I did in my youth is hundreds of times easier today.
Technology breeds crime.
- Frank Abagnale

Oxford is Oxford: not a mere receptacle for youth,
like Cambridge.
Perhaps it wants its inmates to love it rather than to love one another.
- E. M. Forster

I work with youth offenders in LA, I've heard them
speak and see how music manipulates them.
- Lisa Bonet

Instead of being taught independence,
energy, and enterprise, our youth today is taught to look for security.
- B. Carroll Reece


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