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13 Patroclus Quotes Of Madeline Miller

1.

Patroclus, he says, Patroclus. Patroclus. Over and over until it is sound only.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

2.

We are all there, goddess and mortal and the boy who was both.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

3.

…the sea was hidden by the house’s curve, but we could both hear it, the distant hiss of waves against sand.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

4.

Bury us, and mark our names above. Let us be free.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

5.

…all the grace I saw then was his own: simple, unadorned, glorious.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

6.

When I am dead, I charge you to mingle our ashes and bury us together.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

7.

Indeed, he seemed utterly unaware of his effect on the boys around him.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

8.

I will never leave him. It will be this, always, for as long as he will let me.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

9.

This is what Achilles will feel like when he is old. And then I remembered: he will never be old.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

10.

He looked different in sleep, beautiful but cold as moonlight.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

11.

We cannot say who will survive the holocaust of memory.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

12.

Achilles weeps. He cradles me, and will not eat, nor speak a word other than my name.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles

13.

We reached for each other, and I thought of how many nights I had lain awake loving him in silence.
Madeline Miller – The Song Of Achilles