I am displeased when sometimes even the worthy Homer nods

[Indignor quandoque bonus dormitat Homerus]

Horace (65-8 BC) Roman poet and satirist [Quintus Horacius Flaccus]
Ars Poetica, l. 359 (c. 18 BC)

Source of the expression, "Even Homer nods" (i.e., nobody one is perfect, even the wisest make mistakes).

Added on 16-May-11 | Last updated 16-May-11
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