Art is the objectification of feeling.
Quote by Herman Melville
Herman Melville Quotes
For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words...
Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence...
There is nothing namable but that some men will, or undertake to, do it for...
It is impossible to talk or to write without apparently throwing oneself helplessly open.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings...
Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
God help thee, old man, thy thoughts have created a creature in thee; and he...
There are times when even the most potent governor must wink at transgression, in order...
There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being...
There is a touch of divinity even in brutes, and a special halo about a...
There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method.
It is not down in any map; true places never are.
They talk of the dignity of work. The dignity is in leisure.
Truth uncompromisingly told will always have its ragged edges.
There is sorrow in the world, but goodness too; and goodness that is not greenness,...
At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect.
Is there some principal of nature which states that we never know the quality of...
Know, thou, that the lines that live are turned out of a furrowed brow.
Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.