Top 10 Homer Quotes

Homer(c. 800 BC) was known as one of the greatest Greek poets in ancient times. He was most famous for his epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey.

Here are Homer’s top ten most inspirational quotes:


Everything is more beautiful because we’re doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.

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Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men hereafter.

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Each man delights in the work that suits him best.

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Life is largely a matter of expectation.

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

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If you serve too many masters, you’ll soon suffer.

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Out of sight, out of mind.

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Choose well.

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

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I know not what the future holds, but I know who holds the future.

time lapse photography of water hitting left palmThank you Homer!

Interesting Facts:

  • Not much is known about his biography.
  • It is even believed that there were multiple authors for works attributed to him.
  • Troy, the novel, is based on the Iliad.
  • It is believed that Homer was blind.

What are some of your favorite quotes?


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