Homer

The Lord gives and the Lord takes away, as it pleases him, for he can do all things.
– Homer

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

– Homer

And they die an equal death — the idler and the man of mighty deeds.

– Homer

Cowards die many times before their deaths
The valiant never taste of death but once.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar

Better to flee from death than feel its grip.

– HOMER

Better to live or die, once and for all, than die by inches.

– HOMER

A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
– Homer

Rare gift! but oh, what gift to fools avails!
– Homer

Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards.
– Homer

In youth and beauty wisdom is but rare!
– Homer