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Moby Dick Quotes by Herman Melville

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Methinks that what they call my shadow here on earth is my true substance. Methinks that in looking at things spiritual, we are too much like oysters observing the sun through the water, and thinking that thick water the thinnest of air. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville "Grub, ho!" now cried the landlord, flinging open a door, and in we went to breakfast. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville Ignorance is the parent of fear. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people's hats off--then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville At last the anchor was up, the sails were set, and off we glided. It was a sharp, cold Christmas; and as the short northern day merged into night, we found ourselves almost broad upon the wintry ocean, whose freezing spray cased us in ice, as in polished armor. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville Hell is an idea first born on an undigested apple-dumpling; and since then perpetuated through the hereditary dyspepsias nurtured by Ramadans. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Moby Dick by Herman Melville

A noble craft, but somehow a most melancholy! All noble things are touched with that. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville I rejoice in my spine, as in the firm audacious staff of that flag which I fling half out to the world. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville "From hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee." ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville Truly to enjoy bodily warmth,some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville

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