Quotation Explorer - 'Zeus'

Zeus does not bring all men's plans to fulfillment. - Homer
Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals: that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares; for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings. - Homer
Man, what are you talking about? Me in chains? You may fetter my leg but my will, not even Zeus himself can overpower. - Marcus Aurelius
In most stories she knows, children have a mother and a father, like Iphigenia had Clytemnestra and Agamemnon, and Helen had Leda and Zeus. Sometimes they have teachers too, but not always, and they never seem to have sergeants. - M.R. Carey
You will certainly not be able to take the lead in all things yourself, for to one man a god has given deeds of war, and to another the dance, to another lyre and song, and in another wide-sounding Zeus puts a good mind. - Homer
All strangers and beggars are from Zeus, and a gift, though small, is precious. - Homer
Wide-sounding Zeus takes away half a man's worth on the day when slavery comes upon him. - Homer
Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as by disproving its tenets. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the non-existence of Zeus or Thor - but they have few followers now. - Arthur C. Clarke
My whore of a brother has done it again." "Then, as always, orders me to clean up the mess." "I think I hate him." Poseidon to his brother, Zeus. - Yelle Hughes
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