The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.
Quote by Homer
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By their own follies they perished, the fools.
How God ever brings like to like.
So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace - neither good looks nor intelligence nor eloquence.
We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth.
Of men who have a sense of honor, more come through alive than are slain, but from those who flee comes neither glory nor any help.
The outcome of the war is in our hands the outcome of words is in the council.
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long.
If you are very valiant, it is a god, I think, who gave you this gift.
A young man is embarrassed to question an older one.
When you do find humor in trying times, one of the first and most important changes you experience is that you see your perplexing problems in a new way - you suddenly have a new perspective on them.
The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.
We'll love you just the way you are if you're perfect.
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
What influenced me was Tori Amos, who was unapologetic about expressing anger through music, and Sinead O'Connor. Those two in particular were really moving for me, and very inspiring, before I wrote 'Jagged Little Pill.'
Whether planned or not, humor takes our mind off of our troubles.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love the more they give, the more they possess.
The whole history of pop music had rested on the first person singular, with occasional intrusions of the second person singular.
To love and win is the best thing, to love and lose, the next best.