exile Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about exile
  1. #1
    “O country lost, and gods redeem’d in vain, If still in endless exile we remain!”
    The Aenid
  2. #2
    “Thus the first thing that plague brought to our town was exile.”
  3. #3
    “Jason: Anything you or the children want in exile,
    let me know; I’ll gladly furnish it …
    Medea: The presents of the wicked are pure poison.”
  4. #4
    “It’s not easy to start over in a new place,′ he said. ‘Exile is not for everyone. Someone has to stay behind, to receive the letters and greet family members when they come back.”
  5. #5
    “Nurse: Yes, now (Medea) knows at a terrible first hand what it is to miss one’s native land.”
  6. #6
    “Nurse: (Medea) might be a rock or wave or the sea, for all she heeds of sympathy from friends, except sometimes to…moan to herself about her father--whom she loved--and her country and the home she sacrificed.”
  7. #7
    “Nurse: She never would have baited Pelias’ daughters
    to the murder of their father.”
  8. #8
    “That’s how justice works around here. We don’t have jails or fines. If you commit a serious crime, we exile you to Earth. For everything else, there’s Rudy.”