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#1. He'd pleasured Hera and a few thousand others, and when
Hera learned about those thousand others ... heads had rolled. - Author: Gena Showalter
Hera quotes by Gena Showalter
#2. The portraits, of more historical than artistic interest, had gone; and tapestry, full of the blue and bronze of peacocks, fell over the doors, and shut out all history and activity untouched with beauty and peace; and now when I looked at my Crevelli and pondered on the rose in the hand of the Virgin, wherein the form was so delicate and precise that it seemed more like a thought than a flower, or at the grey dawn and rapturous faces of my Francesca, I knew all a Christian's ecstasy without his slavery to rule and custom; when I pondered over the antique bronze gods and goddesses, which I had mortgaged my house to buy, I had all a pagan's delight in various beauty and without his terror at sleepless destiny and his labour with many sacrifices; and I had only to go to my bookshelf, where every book was bound in leather, stamped with intricate ornament, and of a carefully chosen colour: Shakespeare in the orange of the glory of the world, Dante in the dull red of his anger, Milton in the blue grey of his formal calm; and I could experience what I would of human passions without their bitterness and without satiety. I had gathered about me all gods because I believed in none, and experienced every pleasure because I gave myself to none, but held myself apart, individual, indissoluble, a mirror of polished steel: I looked in the triumph of this imagination at the birds of Hera, glowing in the firelight as though they were wrought of jewels; and to my mind, for which symbolism wa - Author: W.B. Yeats
Hera quotes by W.B. Yeats
#3. Hera also cheated, by winning the confidence of her sister-in-law, Amphitrite. As Hera convinced her that all she wanted to do was to keep Zeus` sex drive in check for as long as possible, Amphitrite agreed to give Hera an amphora full of Poseidon`s seed, obtained by pouring off a little quantity of seed each time into a hidden amphora. Besides, Amphitrite knew that her husband wouldn`t mind, as he enjoyed each day`s session. And thus, by so doing, the filling of seed by both brothers into their respective amphoras, was slowed down by their wives by equal proportion. - Author: Nicholas Chong
Hera quotes by Nicholas Chong
#4. Aphrodite then reminded Zeus what Themis had said. She had to swallow a whole amphora full of his seed before Eros & Chaos would let her girdle hang free. And she said that she looked forward to swallowing his seed, if he would let her. Zeus then took the young Goddess in his arms & told her that he would even willingly give her a whole amphora full of his blood if that would make her happy. He would like to give her all the seed that his sperm sacs could produce each day but only wished that the transaction did not have to go through Hera. - Author: Nicholas Chong
Hera quotes by Nicholas Chong
#5. And yes, we broke up.' Grover bleated, 'really? But I heard - I thought -'
'You thought what?' Piper's voice remained calm and even. 'That we'd be together forever like Percy and Annabeth?' (...) 'Things change. People change. Jason and me - we started out oddly. Hera kind of messed with our heads, made us think we shared a past we didn't share. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#6. But Zeus did not tell Aphrodite that age was catching up on him. And that Gods, just as Mortal men, suffered from Erectile Dysfunction. And that the daily harvesting of his sperm sacs by Hera & Themis in order to provide three amphoras full of seed had not helped.
And that thus, he, just as all those who suffered from Erectile Dysfunction, actually preferred catching oysters & eating them rather than deflowering the owners of the oysters. And thus, the Big Crunch that had been planned, now risked becoming the Big Bathos, the Big Let Down. - Author: Nicholas Chong
Hera quotes by Nicholas Chong
#7. A really hard time writing about it. I hate Hera. While Hercules was growing up as a cowherd in Thebes, his cousin Eurystheus grew up as the high king of Mycenae. That may sound awesome, - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#8. It was told that during the wedding feast, Eris [Discordia], a daughter of Nyx, threw a golden apple into their midst, intended as a prize for the most beautiful amongst the three Goddesses at the table: Athena, Hera & Aphrodite, the daughter, wife & clandestine lover of Zeus, respectively. And Zeus wisely dodged the responsibility of making such a tough decision,directing that it should be made by Paris of Troy instead. - Author: Nicholas Chong
Hera quotes by Nicholas Chong
#9. Phyllis, then seventeen, had grown into a lovely girl, although she was still in school uniform.
Thus, Hera made it known that her beautiful daughter`s virginity was once more for sale & she had set the asking price at twenty thousand dollars. She would use the proceeds from the sale to clear her debts, & the surplus, she would give to Vicky in compensation for the three thousand dollars she had paid four years earlier to preserve Phyllis` virginity.[MMT] - Author: Nicholas Chong
Hera quotes by Nicholas Chong
#10. From the Heliconian Muses let us begin to sing, who hold the great and holy mount of Helicon, and dance on soft feet about the deep-blue spring and the altar of the almighty son of Cronos, and, when they have washed their tender bodies in Permessus or in the Horse's Spring or Olmeius, make their fair, lovely dances upon highest Helicon and move with vigorous feet. Thence they arise and go abroad by night, veiled in thick mist, and utter their song with lovely voice, praising Zeus the aegis-holder and queenly Hera of Argos who walks on golden sandals and the daughter of Zeus the aegis-holder bright-eyed Athene, and Phoebus Apollo, and Artemis who delights in arrows, and Poseidon the earth-holder who shakes the earth, and reverend Themis and quick-glancing Aphrodite, and Hebe with the crown of gold, and fair Dione, Leto, Iapetus, and Cronos the crafty counsellor, Eos and great Helius and bright Selene, Earth too, and great Oceanus, and dark Night, and the holy race of all the other deathless ones that are for ever. And one day they taught Hesiod glorious song while he was shepherding his lambs under holy Helicon, and this word first the goddesses said to me - the Muses of Olympus, daughters of Zeus who holds the aegis: 'Shepherds of the wilderness, wretched things of shame, mere bellies, we know how to speak many false things as though they were true; but we know, when we will, to utter true things'. - Author: Hesiod
Hera quotes by Hesiod
#11. Why does everyone end up taking everything out on me?" I asked grumpily.

"I suppose because we know you won't hold it against us later. And because you're right, we assume you're capable of just about anything. It doesn't pay to be the useful one, Hera. People will always make you be useful. - Author: Darinne Paciotti
Hera quotes by Darinne Paciotti
#12. They both (Thalia and Hera) glared at her, and for three long seconds, Piper wasn't sure which one of them was going to kill her first. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#13. Hera had no option but to agree to the terms. Everyone left happy. Well, not Hera, but I didn't give a shit how happy she was. - Author: Steve McHugh
Hera quotes by Steve McHugh
#14. With every book I write, I give the Hera Leick Promise. I will never weave into my stories: cheating; sex outside the main characters; sexual abuse; cliffhangars; years of separation; man whores; and lastly my worst pet peeve, insta-love. If one sneaks in, I give you permission to shoot me. Please make note, however, guns are not legal in England. Neither is murder. I hope. - Author: Hera Leick
Hera quotes by Hera Leick
#15. You'll find your destiny, and your hard journey will finally make sense. But first you must face many sorrows. I regret that, but heroes cannot be shaped any other way. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#16. As the saying goes, behind every great man is an even greater woman. I guess playing Hera [in Wonder Woman] means that I'm, well, not only Queen of the Gods, I'm better than he is! - Author: Marg Helgenberger
Hera quotes by Marg Helgenberger
#17. Blake: So what am I missing in books that I can't get through real life experiences?
Evelyn: It's a form of escapism. I long to live in worlds I can only touch through the words of authors. And unfortunately, I don't know how to describe it. It's something you either know the feeling of, or you don't. - Author: Rachel Hera
Hera quotes by Rachel Hera
#18. Jason: Evelyn's not going to like it if you're rude to her friends.
Blake: They're her friends, not mine. - Author: Rachel Hera
Hera quotes by Rachel Hera
#19. Hades, Hera, and Hestia!" Flynn curses, pointing up.
"What in the Underworld is that?"
"A She-Dragon." Everyone turns to me, and as much as I love having four handsome men gape at me in stupefaction, right now, I could do without. - Author: Amanda Bouchet
Hera quotes by Amanda Bouchet
#20. Chantelle: The future's going to sneak up on all of you.
Evelyn: Good thing I like surprises. - Author: Rachel Hera
Hera quotes by Rachel Hera
#21. Indeed, "Hera said. ―Porphyrion, the strongest of his kind. Gaea needed a great deal of power to raise him again - my power. For weeks I've grown weaker as my essence was used to grow him a new form."
―So you're like a heat lamp,"Leo guessed. ―Or fertilizer. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#22. That was Hera. Her Majesty, the Loose Cannon. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#23. i know that you can easily find me .. but all i want to know is .. can you hardly looking for me ? - Author: Hera Septyadita
Hera quotes by Hera Septyadita
#24. To Hera

O Royal Hera of majestic mien, aerial-form'd, divine, Zeus' blessed queen,
Thron'd in the bosom of caerulean air, the race of mortals is thy constant care.
The cooling gales thy pow'r alone inspires, which nourish life, which ev'ry life desires.
Mother of clouds and winds, from thee alone producing all things, mortal life is known:
All natures share thy temp'rament divine, and universal sway alone is thine.
With founding blasts of wind, the swelling sea and rolling rivers roar, when shook by thee.
Come, blessed Goddess, fam'd almighty queen, with aspect kind, rejoicing and serene. - Author: Orpheus
Hera quotes by Orpheus
#25. Because I know you, Percy Jackson. In many ways, you are impulsive, but when it comes to your friends, you are as constant as a compass needle. You are unswervingly loyal, and you inspire loyalty. You are the glue that will unite the seven. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#26. Hera!" Hera was the - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#27. When the stormtroopers parted, Hera saw Gord crawling back toward Moonglow's gate. She blinked away a tear of anger. Yes, she needed to see these things, to remind her what she was fighting for. - Author: John Jackson Miller
Hera quotes by John Jackson Miller
#28. Maybe that's part of why people on Gorse live as they do - because doomsday's coming. But we were told it wouldn't happen for thousands of years, so not to worry." Hera nodded. "But what if it happened tomorrow? - Author: John Jackson Miller
Hera quotes by John Jackson Miller
#29. I glanced at Aphrodite, who sat next to Hera and could have easily graced the front cover of every magazine and newspaper in the world ever. Hell, Gardeners World would have put her on the cover to sell a few copies. - Author: Steve McHugh
Hera quotes by Steve McHugh
#30. Oh, don't mind me! Just the queen of the heavens, dying over here! - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#31. Hera: Ohh, Thalia Grace, when I get out of here, you'll be sorry you were ever born.
Thalia: Save it! You've been nothing but a curse to every child of Zeus for ages. You sent a bunch of intestinally challenged cows after my friend Annabeth
Hera: She was disrespectful!
Thalia: You dropped a statue on my legs.
Hera: It was an accident!
Thalia: AND you took my brother - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#32. Leo had seen Tia Callida in action; she liked knives, snakes and putting babies in roaring fires. Yeah, definitely let's unleash her rage. Great idea. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#33. Well, I'll just toss these cake samples if we're not going to use them," said Hermes, vanishing with the cakes.

"Apollo?" Hera clutched at his golden breastplate. "Apollo, we can still have a party, right? When was it going to be? I'll act surprised, I promise. I will!"

"Sorry, Hera...the fun just seems to have gone out of it now. - Author: Carolyn Hennesy
Hera quotes by Carolyn Hennesy
#34. Traitor!" Hera shouted. "You meddlesome, D-list goddess! You aren't worthy to pour my wine, much less rule the world. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#35. Evelyn: ...Don't take my negativity for lack of self-confidence. I'm just a realist.
Maddie: Realistically dumb. - Author: Rachel Hera
Hera quotes by Rachel Hera
#36. Aphrodite, Aphrodite--I am sick of hearing poets sing her praise. "Violet-crowned, the golden, laughter-loving one..." How she sets their hearts a-twitter! And they call her "Queen of Love"--what folly.
If love is like a firefly that flits about and quickly fades, then let her be its queen.
If love is sacred, and endures, then it is my domain. - Author: Doris Orgel
Hera quotes by Doris Orgel
#37. And thus it was a right old shambles as anyone could see. Call it Chaos, if you like, the state of affairs when Love went wrong. And everyone wanted to know who the culprit was, who had stolen what rightfully belonged to Hephaestus. And as Zeus was non-commital in the matter, Hera naturally suspected him as the culprit. But the Goddesses agreed that the baby when born, would naturally resemble his father. And thus, when Priapus was born, the culprit would be exposed. - Author: Nicholas Chong
Hera quotes by Nicholas Chong
#38. Jealousy & Zeal were the split personalities of Zelos. Just as Eros & Himeros were uncoupled in the Big Bang, so were Jealousy & Zeal. Zelos[Jealousy] remained as part of Eros[Love] whilst Zelos[Zeal] found himself reborn through the descendants of Uranus & Gaea as a son of Styx & Pallas, & accordingly, as a brother of Nike[Victory], Cratos[Power & Strength] & Bia[Force & Violence], all four being in the entourage of Zeus. After Nike combined with Athena to form "Pallas Athena", Zelos[Zeal] merged with Zelos[Jealousy] as part of Eros[Love].Zelos[Jealousy], as part of Love was responsible for the relentless jealousy of Hera who zealously persecuted all her husband`s paramours & their children![GLOS] - Author: Nicholas Chong
Hera quotes by Nicholas Chong
#39. Love reflected every condition you showed - Author: Hera Septyadita
Hera quotes by Hera Septyadita
#40. The tone of the scream reminded me of Hera whenever she stormed through the hallways of Olympus, yelling at me for leaving the godly toilet seat up. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#41. Great victory requires great risk.
-Hera - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#42. She decided to make his life as terrible, tragic and complicated as possible, so that some day Percy Jackson would have a really hard time writing about it. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#43. Headache!" Zeus bellowed. "Bad. bad headache!"
As if to prove his point, the lord of the universe slammed his face into his pancakes, which demolished the pancakes and the plate and put a crack in the table, but did nothing for his headache.
"Aspirin?" Apollo suggested. (he was the god of healing)
"Nice cup og tea?" Hestia suggested
"I could split your skull open," offered Hephaestus, the blacksmith god
"Hephaestus!" Hera cried. "Don't talk to your father that way!"
"What?" Hephaestus demanded "Clearly he's got a problem in there. I could open up the hood and take a look. Might relieve the pressure. Besides, he's immortal. It won't kill him - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#44. Often I look at the world
And I am dumbfounded that anyone can function at all
Given the kinds of violence that
So many people have inherited from the past - Author: Hera Lindsay Bird
Hera quotes by Hera Lindsay Bird
#45. Once upon a time there was a wicked witch and her name was
and there was a wicked witch and she was also called goddess and her name was
and there was a wicked witch and she was also called queen and her name was
and there was a wicked witch and she was also called witch and her name was
Morgan le Fay
Maria Leonza
and they had this in common: that they were feared, hated, desired, and worshiped. - Author: Andrea Dworkin
Hera quotes by Andrea Dworkin
#46. The mirror sighed and spoke in a tone tinged with melancholy. Its language was old and not of any of the worlds known or unknown.

What you dream, what you darkly desire,

Find it by trial or by fire.

Seek it high and seek it low,

Search the skies or the realms below.

Look everywhere but beware,

The deepest magic, the strongest spell

Will not change what the stars foretell. - Author: Sukanya Venkatraghavan
Hera quotes by Sukanya Venkatraghavan
#47. This woman is Pocahontas. She is Athena and Hera. Lying in this messy, unmade bed, eyes closed, this is Juliet Capulet. Blanche DuBois. Scarlett O'Hara. With ministrations of lipstick and eyeliner I give birth to Ophelia. To Marie Antoinette. Over the next trip of the larger hand around the face of the bedside clock, I give form to Lucrezia Borgia. Taking shape at my fingertips, my touches of foundation and blush, here is Jocasta. Lying here, Lady Windermere. Opening her eyes, Cleopatra. Given flesh, a smile, swinging her sculpted legs off one side of the bed, this is Helen of Troy. Yawning and stretching, here is every beautiful woman across history. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Hera quotes by Chuck Palahniuk
#48. That little punk," Zeus grumbled. "Prometheus armed the cockroaches." Next to him, the goddess Hera said, "Uh, what?" "Nothing," Zeus muttered. He yelled to his guards: "Find Prometheus and get him in here. NOW! - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#49. They yoked themselves to a car and drew her all the long way through dust and heat. Everyone admired their filial piety when they arrived and the proud and happy mother standing before the statue prayed that Hera would reward them by giving them the best gift in her power. As she finished her prayer the two lads sank to the ground. They were smiling and they looked as if they were peacefully asleep but they were dead. (Biton and Cleobis) - Author: Edith Hamilton
Hera quotes by Edith Hamilton
#50. Latreus laughed. "You don't care about being in trouble, Hera."
I shrugged. "It just means you're doing what you want to do and you got caught. If you're smart you can learn a lesson and not get caught next time."
"That's not really the lesson I want you learning," Mom said. - Author: Darinne Paciotti
Hera quotes by Darinne Paciotti
#51. I love to feel this bad because it reminds me of being human - Author: Hera Lindsay Bird
Hera quotes by Hera Lindsay Bird
#52. For me Greece is Maria Farantouri. This is how I imagined Goddess Hera to be: strong, pure and vigilant. I have never encountered any other artist able to give me such a strong sense of the divine. - Author: Francois Mitterrand
Hera quotes by Francois Mitterrand
#53. Jason muttered "And I saw something ... Really terrible."
"That was Hera," Thalia grumbled, "Her Majesty, the Loose Cannon."
"That's it, Thalia Grace," Said the goddess. "I will turn you into and aardvark, so help me-"
"Stop it, you two," Piper said. Amazingly, they both shut up. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#54. This is the Propylon." He waved toward a stone path lined with crumbling columns. "One of the main gates into the Olympic valley."
"Rubble!" said Leo
"And over there - " Frank pointed to a square foundation that looked like the patio for a Mexican restaurant - "is the Temple of Hera, one of the oldest structures here."
"More rubble!" Leo said.
"And that round bandstand-looking thing - that's the Philipeon, dedicated to Philip of Macedonia."
"Even more rubble! First rate rubble! - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#55. Without warning, Hera had plucked up Percy Jackson, Annabeth's boyfriend, wiped his memory, and sent him to the Roman camp. In exchange, the Greeks had gotten Jason. None of that was Jason's fault; but every time Annabeth saw him, she remembered how much she missed Percy. - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan
#56. And thus it was to everyone`s surprise when Hera said that she would undertake to provide a whole amphora full of her husband`s seed- she would harvest them herself- if Aphrodite would promise to marry her brilliant son, Hephaestus, the sapient Craftsman of the Gods, when she was translated to Olympus. - Author: Nicholas Chong
Hera quotes by Nicholas Chong
#57. When the boy was grown and out hunting, the goddess brought Callisto before him, intending to have him shoot his mother, in ignorance, of course. But Zeus snatched the bear away and placed her among the stars, where she is called the Great Bear. Later, her son Arcas was placed beside her and called the Lesser Bear. Hera, enraged at this honor to her rival, persuaded the God of the Sea to forbid the Bears to descend into the ocean like the other stars. They alone of the constellations never set below the horizon. - Author: Edith Hamilton
Hera quotes by Edith Hamilton
#58. The squabbles of philandering Zeus and shrewish Hera are the Greeks' comment on married life. - Author: Mason Cooley
Hera quotes by Mason Cooley
#59. Hera thus suggested that she would tell Zeus that he had to couple with Aphrodite as a matter of duty, not love,since this was the wish of Eros & Chaos who were responsible for the Big Bang.And Themis volunteered to tell Aphrodite that she would have to couple with the King of the Gods for the same reason.And thus Themis & Hera took it upon themselves to rectify the consequences of the Big Bang by arranging the Big Crunch. And when the news got around, all the Gods & Goddesses of Olympus said that they would like to witness the spectacle. - Author: Nicholas Chong
Hera quotes by Nicholas Chong
#60. That was Hera," Thalia grumbled. "Her Majesty, the Loose Cannon." "That's it, Thalia Grace," said the goddess. "I will turn you into an aardvark, so help me - - Author: Rick Riordan
Hera quotes by Rick Riordan

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