Homer Related Quotes



If Bacchus ever had a color he could claim for his own, it should surely be the shade of tannin on drunken lips, of John Keat's 'purple-stained mouth,' or perhaps even of Homer's dangerously wine-dark sea.

Victoria Finlay


For I, who hold sage Homer's rule the best, Welcome the coming, speed the going guest.

Alexander Pope


I've seen few things more depressing than the end-of-season Giants-Padres series in 2001 in which Barry Bonds hit his 68th homer of the year while a .227-hitting, rapidly fossilizing Rickey Henderson staggered like a delirious marathoner toward 3,000 hits.

Stephen Rodrick


Let us also once more rejoice in, and thank God for, the fact that we know nothing about Homer, and practically nothing about Shakespeare.

George Saintsbury


When I was 16, I was taught by a wonderful teacher who let me ignore the Greek syllabus and just read Homer.

Alice Oswald


To my sick little pal. I will try to knock you another homer, maybe two today.

Babe Ruth


?I never heard a crowd boo a homer, but I've heard plenty of boos after a strikeout.?

Babe Ruth


Homer must have felt this pressure to come up with an epic poem that would sound totally new to an audience that had loved his previous best-seller.

Anne Carson


Themistocles being asked whether he would rather be Achilles or Homer, said, "Which would you rather be, a conqueror in the Olympic games, or the crier that proclaims who are conquerors?

Plutarch


Talking to Yogi Berra about baseball is like talking to Homer about the Gods.

A. Bartlett Giamatti