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American short-story Writer, Novelist and Poet. Best known for his novels of the sea, including his masterpiece, Moby Dick. 1819-1891
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“We may have civilized bodies and yet barbarous souls. We are blind to the real sights of this world; deaf to its voice; and dead to its death. And not till we know, that one grief outweighs ten thousand joys will we become what Christianity is striving to make us.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“All men live enveloped in whale-lines. All are born with halters round their necks; but it is only when caught in the swift, sudden turn of death, that mortals realize the silent, subtle, ever present perils of life.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“. . . 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.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes his whole universe for a vast practical joke”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Toil is man's allotment; toil of brain, or toil of hands, or a grief that's more than either, the grief and sin of idleness”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence in the children of any other land.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A smile is the chosen vehicle of all ambiguities”

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