The gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment may be our last. Everything is more beautiful because we’re doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.
Homer, The Iliad (via biitumen)
NO NO THIS IS NOT FROM THE ILIAD. THIS IS FROM FUCKING TROY. THIS IS BULLSHIT SHIT. HOMER DID NOT RIGHT THAT. NO. NO. NO. WHAT THE FUCK. HWTA IS THIS. NO. NO. NO. ENRAGED CLASSICS STUDENT RIGHT HERE. NONONONONOONON.
My feelings exactly.
This is it, you guys. The pinnacle of incorrect quotes. The one we see all the time. The one I reference in my description.(via incorrectclassics)