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A list of the best greek mythology quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous greek mythology quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic greek mythology quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational greek mythology quotes from that same writer.

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Wars don’t bring lasting peace... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
Wars don’t bring lasting peace, only lasting death. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Go carefully, child of maat, w... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
Go carefully, child of maat, where no mercy can be had, and let your faith lead you on." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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‎"Niko and his women will be the death of all the Stepsons yet." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Gods have bloody hands. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
Gods have bloody hands. Janet Morris

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"Honorable battle sustains a Sacred Band." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Here Stormbringer spies the St... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
Here Stormbringer spies the Stepsons, the Theban fighters, and the 3rd Commando, attending to their own. In the face of such unflinching determination and unswerving devotion, the hurricane pauses and calms. Its ravings turn to mutters. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Listen close and you can hear,... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
Listen close and you can hear, “Please, bless us and forgive us, and make us good here and strong here. Let us get along here. Let those we love and left behind be blessed. Let us find the proper path and keep to it. Help us act harmoniously, and find work pleasing in the sight of god and man.” Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Niko’s angular face caught a f... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
Niko’s angular face caught a flicker of firelight and Tempus saw his future there: sharp purpose, discipline, and power in perfect balance; love of man and gods, and mercy transcending all. If war ever wore a more humane face, this one would make it so. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"Fury from the heavens; fury at the gods – inseparable." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Vengeance is disappointing, al... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
Vengeance is disappointing, always. Janet Morris

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All gods are tricksters, and w... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
All gods are tricksters, and war gods worst of any. Janet Morris

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I don't want to be any closer ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
I don't want to be any closer to the gods than death will bring me. Janet Morris

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‎"Dreamers and dreaming dead, lots of them from neither here nor there with no chance of getting home again, lost in place and time..." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"I want to live like a man." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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“The city guardsmen were like ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
“The city guardsmen were like the keres, doom-bringers of merciless vengeance.” Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"Kiss my pommel." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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“Choose life over death, Niko,... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
“Choose life over death, Niko, when a choice can be made that puts no soul in jeopardy.” Janet Morris

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Stop grieving. Start giving t... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
Stop grieving. Start giving thanks to me. You live to fight on other days. Janet Morris

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When I write what publishers c... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Quotes About Greek Mythology
When I write what publishers call ‘fantasy’ I am writing in what I think is the most important tradition of fiction: starting with Homer and up through Shakespeare and Milton, the most important themes to tackle are those of the mythopoeic domain, tales of the body and mind seen through a temperament and a cosmos divorced from current reality so what is said can be more clear. Janet Morris