I think it was lucky that during most of the work on the Odyssey I lived on Homer's sea in houses that were, in one case, shaken by the impact of the Mediterranean winter storms on the rocks below. Robert Fitzgerald
Ulysses finds himself unchanged, aside from his experience, at the end of his odyssey. Raymond Queneau
I read the Odyssey because it was the story of a man who returned home after being absent for more than twenty years and was recognized only by his dog. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
Fiction has consisted either of placing imaginary characters in a true story, which is the Iliad, or of presenting the story of an individual as having a general historical value, which is the Odyssey. Raymond Queneau
I think songwriters are more related to fiction writers. The Odyssey was a story in song. To me, that's so beautiful, all those painted characters, all those travels and adventures. Regina Spektor