Homer Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old homer quotes, homer sayings, and homer proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another.     

Homer

[I]t is the wine that leads me on, the wild wine that sets the wisest man to sing at the top of his lungs, laugh like a fool _ it drives the man to dancing... it even tempts him to blurt out stories better never told.     

Homer

Life and death are balanced on the edge of a razor.     

Homer

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

Homer

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

Homer

Wine sets even a thoughtful man to singing, or sets him into softly laughing, sets him to dancing. Sometimes it tosses out a word that was better unspoken.     

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

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.     

Homer

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

Homer

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

Homer

Aries in his many fits knows no favorites.     

Homer

We're goin bowling. If we don't come back, avenge our deaths.     

Homer

The worst cowards, banded together, have their power.     

Homer

A little child born yesterday a thing on mother's milk and kisses fed.     

Homer

I discovered a meal between breakfast and brunch.     

Homer

Far from the gay cities, and the ways of men.     

Homer

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

Homer

Without TV, it's hard to know when one day ends and another begins.     

Homer

Sinks my sad soul with sorrow to the grave.     

Homer

There is nothing more dread and more shameless than a woman who plans such deeds in her heart as the foul deed which she plotted when she contrived her husband's murder.     

Homer

Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.     

Homer

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

Homer

Thou shalt not take moochers into thy hut?     

Homer

A companion's words of persuasion are effective.     

Homer

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.     

Homer

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

Homer

A decent boldness ever meets with friends.     

Homer

Servants, when their lords no longer sway, Their minds no more to righteous courses bend.     

Homer

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

Homer