The Song Of Achilles Quotes

The Song Of Achilles Quotes :

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I am made of memories. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

Perhaps it is the greater grief, after all, to be left on earth when another is gone. — Song Of Achilles

I could recognize him by touch alone, by smell; I would know him blind, by the way his breaths came and his feet struck the earth. I would know him in death, at the end of the world. — Song Of Achilles

He is half of my soul, as the poets say. — Song Of Achilles

In the darkness, two shadows, reaching through the hopeless, heavy dusk. Their hands meet, and light spills in a flood like a hundred golden urns pouring out of the sun. — Song Of Achilles

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There are no bargains between lion and men. I will kill you and eat you raw. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

When he died, all things soft and beautiful and bright would be buried with him. — Song Of Achilles

We were like gods at the dawning of the world, & our joy was so bright we could see nothing else but the other. — Song Of Achilles

He smiled, and his face was like the sun. — Song Of Achilles

If I had words to speak such a thing, I would have. But there were none that seemed big enough for it, to hold that swelling truth. — Song Of Achilles

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No man is worth more than another, wherever he is from. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

Name one hero who was happy. — Song Of Achilles

He is a weapon, a killer. Do not forget it. You can use a spear as a walking stick, but that will not change its nature. — Song Of Achilles

I feel like I could eat the world raw. — Song Of Achilles

We reached for each other, and I thought of how many nights I had lain awake loving him in silence. — Song Of Achilles

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Fame is a strange thing. Some men gain glory after they die, while others fade. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

There is no law that gods must be fair, and perhaps it is the greater grief, after all, to be left on earth when another is gone. — Song Of Achilles

I think: this is what I will miss. I think: I will kill myself rather than miss it. — Song Of Achilles

The presence of the other boys did not comfort me; our dead come for their vengeance regardless if witnesses. — Song Of Achilles

He did not fear ridicule, he had never known it. — Song Of Achilles

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Admired in one generation is abhorred in another. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

The sound was pure and sweet as water, bright as lemons. — Song Of Achilles

There is no honour in betraying your friends. — Song Of Achilles

Achilles’ eyes were bright in the firelight, his face drawn sharply by the flickering shadows. I would know is in dark or disguise, told myself. I would know it even in madness. — Song Of Achilles

We cannot say who will survive the holocaust of memory. — Song Of Achilles

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Our goddess of the moon is gifted with magic, with power over the dead. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

All I saw was his beauty, his singing limbs, the quick flickering of his feet. — Song Of Achilles

When he speaks at last, his voice is weary, and defeated. He doesn’t know how to be angry with me. We are like damp wood that won’t light. — Song Of Achilles

Maybe her gods are kinder than ours, and she will find rest. — Song Of Achilles

This was a man who moved like the gods were watching: every gesture he made was upright and correct. There was no one else it could be. — Song Of Achilles

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The sorrow was so large it threatened to tear through my skin. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

I almost did not come, because I did not want to believe it. Now I know how to make you follow me everywhere. — Song Of Achilles

I did not plan to live after he was gone. — Song Of Achilles

I saw then how I had changed. I did not mind anymore that I lost when we raced and I lost when we swam out to the rocks and I lost when we tossed spears or skipped stones. — Song Of Achilles

I don’t think I’ve ever told you how I like it. — Song Of Achilles

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Do not let what you gained this day be so easily lost. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

Nothing could eclipse the stain of his dirty, mortal mediocrity. — Song Of Achilles

If you have to go, I will go with you. My fears forgotten in the golden harbor of his arms. — Song Of Achilles

The memories come, and come. She listens, staring into the grain of the stone. — Song Of Achilles

There was more to say, but for once we did not say it. There would be other times for speaking, tonight and tomorrow and all the days after that. — Song Of Achilles

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Our men liked conquest; they did not trust a man who was conquered himself. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

Tears came, and fell. Above us, the constellations spun and the moon paced her weary course. We lay stricken and sleepless as the hours passed. — Song Of Achilles

Is it not a sort of genius to cut always to the heart. — Song Of Achilles

It is right to seek peace for the dead. You and I both know there is no peace for those who live after. — Song Of Achilles

I will never leave him. It will be this, always, for as long as he will let me. — Song Of Achilles

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There was nothing clever to say, so I said something foolish. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

When I am dead, I charge you to mingle our ashes and bury us together. — Song Of Achilles

Nations were the most foolish of mortal inventions. — Song Of Achilles

You can use a spear as a walking stick, but that will not change its nature. — Song Of Achilles

Bury us, and mark our names above. Let us be free. — Song Of Achilles

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Pride became us—heroes were never modest. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

He looked different in sleep, beautiful but cold as moonlight. I found myself wishing he would wake so that I might watch the life return. — Song Of Achilles

I am air and thought and can do nothing. — Song Of Achilles

I shift, an infinitesimal movement, towards him. It is like the leap from a waterfall. I do not know, until then, what I am going to do. — Song Of Achilles

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Wealth and reputation were the things our people had always killed for. — Song Of Achilles Quotes

There was nothing in the world I wanted more than to know what he had not said. — Song Of Achilles

Divine blood flows differently in each god-born child. — Song Of Achilles

Behind the darkness of my eyelids, I cannot name the thing I hope for. — Song Of Achilles
Strange that such a small kindness felt like grace. — Song Of Achilles

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