Quotation Explorer - 'Achilles'

Sing, Muse, of the anger of Achilles, son of Peleus... - Homer
Achilles too staggered a moment. He felt his soul change colour. Blood pooled at his feet, and though he continued to stand upright and triumphant in the sun, his spirit set off on its own downward path and approached the boarders of an unknown region. - David Malouf
Women, mused Achilles. Strange creatures. They make us mad. They make us love and they make us fight. - Tomichan Matheikal
Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude. - Sir Philip Sidney
MYRMIDON, n. A follower of Achilles -- particularly when he didn't lead. - Ambrose Bierce
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