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Results of search for Author: Herman Melville - Page 1 of 2
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Results from Cole's Quotables:

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)
From without, no wonderful effect is wrought within ourselves, unless some interior, responding wonder meets it.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)
Were this world an endless pain, and by sailing eastward we could forever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891), Moby Dick
He who has never failed somewhere. . . that man can not be great.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

Results from Poor Man's College:

Where does the violet tint end and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blending enter into the other. So with sanity and insanity.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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To the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)
Toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgement, sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891), Billy Budd, Sailor
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shores our bed and eats at our own table.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891), Moby Dick
Men may seem detestable as joint stock-companies and nations; knaves, fools, and murderers there may be; men may have mean and meagre faces; but man, in the ideal, is so noble and so sparkling, such a grand and glowing creature, that over any ignominious blemish in him all his fellows should run to throw their costliest robes.
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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891), Moby Dick
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