Latest quotes | Random quotes | Latest comments | Add quote

Moby Dick from Herman Melville

For all men tragically great are made so through a certain morbidness.

Herman Melville in Moby DickReport problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share

Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shores our bed and eats at our own table.

Herman Melville in Moby DickReport problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share

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.

Herman Melville in Moby DickReport problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share

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.

Herman Melville in Moby DickReport problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share
 

Search


Recent searches | Top searches