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Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)
US novelist & sailor [more author details]
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A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things.
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Herman Melville
If you can get nothing better out of the world, get a good dinner out of it, at least.
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Herman Melville
Life's a voyage that's homeward bound.
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Herman Melville
Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.
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Herman Melville
When beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean's skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it; and would not willingly remember that this velvet paw but conceals a remorseless fang.
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Herman Melville, "Moby Dick"
To the last, I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee.
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Herman Melville, Moby Dick, 1851

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