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Hektor Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Hektor
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You, why are you so afraid of war and slaughter? Even if all the rest of us drop and die around you, grappling for the ships, you’d run no risk of death: you lack the heart to last it out in combat—coward!
Homer
author
The Iliad
book
Hektor
character
cowardice
war
concepts
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The proud heart feels not terror nor turns to run and it is his own courage that kills him.
Homer
author
Hektor
character
death
courage
pride
concepts
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Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men hereafter.
Homer
author
Hektor
character
life
concept
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And fate? No one alive has ever escaped it, neither brave man nor coward, I tell you - it’s born with us the day that we are born.
Homer
author
Hektor
character
fate
concept
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No one can hurry me down to Hades before my time, but if a man’s hour is come, be he brave or be he coward, there is no escape for him when he has once been born.
Homer
author
Hektor
character
death
concept

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