Herman Melville

1819 - 1891

A Quote by Herman Melville on samsara, samskara, flow, and let go

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and along those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and come back to us as effects.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

Source: m. t. g. Quotation Collatio Vol. II

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A Quote by Herman Melville on failure

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He who has never failed somewhere, the man can never be great.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on failure

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He who has never failed somewhere . . . that man can not be great.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on failure, imitation, originality, and success

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on action, men, and sympathy

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow-men; and along those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on soul

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The eyes are the gateway to the soul.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on dignity, leisure, and work

They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on death, good, life, and rest

None but a good man is really a living man, and the more good any man does, the more he really lives. All the rest is death, or belongs to it.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on wonder

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From without, no wonderful effect is wrought within ourselves, unless some interior, responding wonder meets it.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on christianity and sleep

Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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