Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight is said to be the only truth
Quote by Herman Melville
It is impossible to talk or to write without apparently throwing oneself helplessly open.
There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a...
Art is the objectification of feeling.
Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she...
There are times when even the most potent governor must wink at transgression, in order...
Truth is in things, and not in words.
There is nothing namable but that some men will, or undertake to, do it for...
Death is only a launching into the region of the strange Untried; it is but...
Some dying men are the most tyrannical; and certainly, since they will shortly trouble us...
He piled upon the whale's white hump the sum of all the general rage and...
There is all of the difference in the world between paying and being paid.
There is something wrong about the man who wants help. There is somewhere a deep...
There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method.
I am, as I am; whether hideous, or handsome, depends upon who is made judge.
The march of conquest through wild provinces, may be the march of Mind; but not...
There is a touch of divinity even in brutes, and a special halo about a...
To be hated cordially, is only a left-handed compliment.
A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Do not presume, well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed, to criticize the poor