Herman Melville

1819 - 1891

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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A Quote by Herman Melville on books, dreams, facts, men, proof, and sales

If some books are deemed most baneful and their sale forbid, how then with deadlier facts, not dreams of doting men? Those whom books will hurt will not be proof against events. Events, not books should be forbid.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on books

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To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on life

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Life is a voyage that's homeward bound.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on blessings and dreams

Dream tonight of peacock tails, Diamond fields and spouter whales. Ills are many, blessing few, But dreams tonight will shelter you.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

Source: Benito Cereno

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