Moby Dick Quotes

Moby Dick Quotes by Herman Melville

Join Us PinterestFacebook Twitter
More Titles: [Numeric-A] [B] [C] [D-E] [F] [G-I] [J-K] [L] [M] N] [O] [P] [Q-R] [S] [T] [U-V] [W-Z]
Blog Posts About Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Moby Dick Quotes

Moby Dick was written by Herman Melville. The work was first published as The Whale in London in October 1851. The next month New York publishers issued the novel as Moby-Dick.

Eight “Smelly” Quotes from Literature
Quotes about Smells

It smells like the left wing of the day of judgment. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville AND 7 other “smelly” quotes from literature.

Five Quotes about the Ocean
Quotes about the Ocean

Quotes about the ocean including . . . No mercy, no power but its own controls it. Panting and snorting like a mad battle steed that has lost its rider, the masterless ocean overruns the globe. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville

32 Moby Dick Quotes Found!

Share This Page - Moby Dick Quotes at LitQuotes
QuoteAuthor Source
It smells like the left wing of the day of judgment. Herman MelvilleMoby Dick
Our souls are like those orphans whose unwedded mothers die in bearing them: the secret of our paternity lies in their grave, and we must there to learn it. Herman MelvilleMoby Dick
"This whole act's immutably decreed. 'Twas rehearsed by thee and me a billion years before this ocean rolled. Fool! I am the Fates' lieutenant; I act under orders." Herman MelvilleMoby Dick
"Omen? omen?--the dictionary! If the gods think to speak outright to man, they will honourably speak outright; not shake their heads, and give an old wives' darkling hint." Herman MelvilleMoby Dick
"There she blows!--there she blows! A hump like a snow-hill! It is Moby Dick!" Herman MelvilleMoby Dick
These are the times of dreamy quietude, 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. Herman MelvilleMoby Dick
Give not thyself up, then, to fire, lest it invert thee, deaden thee; as for the time it did me. There is a wisdom that is woe; but there is a woe that is madness. Herman MelvilleMoby Dick
Hereby perhaps Stubb indirectly hinted, that though man loved his fellow, yet man is a money-making animal, which propensity too often interferes with his benevolence. Herman MelvilleMoby Dick
Though amid all the smoking horror and diabolism of a sea-fight, sharks will be seen longingly gazing up to the ship's decks, like hungry dogs round a table where red meat is being carved, ready to bolt down every killed man that is tossed to them. Herman MelvilleMoby Dick
"Start her, now; give 'em the long and strong stroke, Tashtego. Start her, Tash, my boy--start her, all; but keep cool, keep cool--cucumbers is the word--easy, easy--only start her like grim death and grinning devils, and raise the buried dead perpendicular out of their graves, boys--that's all. Start her!" Herman MelvilleMoby Dick

32 Moby Dick by Herman Melville quotes found! Use the links below to see them all.

Select a Page
2 3 4 Next>>







 

~ LitQuotes ~