Art is the objectification of feeling.
Quote by Herman Melville
Herman Melville Quotes
Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
Truth uncompromisingly told will always have its ragged edges.
The march of conquest through wild provinces, may be the march of Mind; but not...
There is sorrow in the world, but goodness too; and goodness that is not greenness,...
Do not presume, well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed, to criticize the poor
Know, thou, that the lines that live are turned out of a furrowed brow.
There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a...
The beauty myth moves for men as a mirage; its power lies in its ever-receding...
It is impossible to talk or to write without apparently throwing oneself helplessly open.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men;...
We may have civilized bodies and yet barbarous souls. We are blind to the real...
Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
God help thee, old man, thy thoughts have created a creature in thee; and he...
There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method.
To be called one thing, is oftentimes to be another.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only...
There is nothing namable but that some men will, or undertake to, do it for...
At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect.
There are hardly five critics in America; and several of them are asleep.