"One of the major difficulties Helen experienced in her relationship with Paris was learning to distinguish between him pretending to be stupid just to get people off their guard, pretending to be stupid because he couldn’t be bothered to think and wanted someone else to do it for him, pretending to be outrageously stupid to hide the fact that he actually didn’t understand what was going on, and really being genuinely stupid."
— The Iliad, all chapters probably (via incorrectclassics)
"These so-called ‘feelings’ are ruining my reputation as a heartless bitch."
— Achilles, Book 18 (via incorrectclassics)
"I did it for the vine."
— - Patroclus’s last words (via incorrectclassics)
"He who fights with monsters should be careful he doesn’t become a monster himself. Unless that makes him more effective at fighting monsters. Like he becomes a badass werewolf who knows how to use a sword and has magic armor. That’d be so rad."
— Nietzsche (via doc-sarge)