The Odyssey Quotes.

1. "Πόσο βουβά τ'αστέρια, ανέσπλαχνα, στον ουρανό αρμενίζουν, κι εμείς στα βάθη μαύρου πηγαδιού, καραβοτσακισμένοι, του κάκου απάγρια σέρνουμε φωνή και κράζουμε: ''Βοήθεια''-- ποτέ του αστέρι δεν ξεστράτισε, στη γης ψυχή να σώσει Μόνο το τρίτο μάτι ανέλπιδο τον ουρανό αγναντεύει κι ουδέ να κλάψει καταδέχεται μουδέ σκεπή ζητά του' αναμεσός στα φρύδια τ'άσπλαχνα του λυτρωμένου ανθρώπου γαλήνιο αλέθει στροβιλίζοντας σαν άλεσμα τον κόσμο' κι όλα γεννιούνται κι αφανίζουνται σ'ένα βλεφάρισμα του."
- Nikos Kazantzakis, The Odyssey

2. "ὁ νιὸς νογάει κι ἁρπάει τὴν αγαπώ, πηδάει νὰ τὴ γλιτώσει, μὰ μόνο πρόφτασαν κι οἱ δυὸ να μποῡν σφιχταγκαλιὰ στὸν Ἅδη."
- Nikos Kazantzakis, The Odyssey

3. "Of all creatures that breathe and move upon the earth, nothing is bred that is weaker than man."
- Homer, The Odyssey

4. "There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep."
- Homer, The Odyssey

5. "A man who has been through bitter experiences and travelled far enjoys even his sufferings after a time"
- Homer, The Odyssey

6. "There is nothing 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, The Odyssey

7. "For a friend with an understanding heart is worth no less than a brother"
- Homer, The Odyssey

8. "Be strong, saith my heart; I am a soldier; I have seen worse sights than this."
- Homer, The Odyssey

9. "Sleep, delicious and profound, the very counterfeit of death"
- Homer, The Odyssey

10. "Ah how shameless – the way these mortals blame the gods. From us alone they say come all their miseries yes but they themselves with their own reckless ways compound their pains beyond their proper share."
- Homer, The Odyssey

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