Moby Dick Herman Melville Quotes
Moby Dick Herman Melville
US novelist & sailor (1819 - 1891)
Welcome to Quote Meanings. This page lists the Moby Dick Herman Melville quotes we have in our database and soon will provide users a means to discuss the meanings of quotes listed here. You don't even need to sign up.
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shores our bed and eats at our own table.
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.
For all men tragically great are made so through a certain morbidness.
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.