19 Best Quotes from Herman Melville

Herman Melville quotations about heart, literature and soul. Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. Here is the 19 Best Quotes from Herman Melville.

19 Best Quotes from Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

A smile is the chosen vehicle of all ambiguities.
― Herman Melville

19 Best Quotes from Herman Melville

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.
― Herman Melville

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I do not think I have any uncharitable prejudice against the rattlesnake, still, I should not like to be one.
― Herman Melville

19 Best Quotes from Herman Melville

It is not down on any map; true places never are.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

Talk not to me of blasphemy, man; I’d strike the sun if it insulted me.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

For there is no folly of the beast of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

Human madness is oftentimes a cunning and most feline thing. When you think it fled, it may have but become transfigured into some still subtler form.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

Think not, is my eleventh commandment; and sleep when you can, is my twelfth.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville Best famous and rare quotes

It is the easiest thing in the world for a man to look as if he had a great secret in him.
― Herman Melville

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Truth uncompromisingly told will always have its jagged edges.
― Herman Melville

Best ever quotes ever for daily motivation

Real strength never impairs beauty or harmony, but it often bestows it, and in everything imposingly beautiful, strength has much to do with the magic.
― Melville Herman

Best ever quotes ever for daily motivation

See how elastic our prejudices grow when once love comes to bend them.
― Herman Melville

Best ever quotes ever for daily motivation

A noble craft, but somehow a most melancholy! All noble things are touched with that.
― Herman Melville

Herman Melville quotations about heart, literature and soul

Our souls are like those orphans whose unwed mothers die in bearing them: the secret of our paternity lies in their grave, and we must there to learn it.
― Herman Melville

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