Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with…
Quote by Herman Melville
Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
To the last, I grapple with thee; From Hell's heart, I stab at thee; For...
There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings...
He pressed his forehead against mine, clasped me round the waist, and said that henceforth...
I am, as I am; whether hideous, or handsome, depends upon who is made judge.
There is all of the difference in the world between paying and being paid.
It is impossible to talk or to write without apparently throwing oneself helplessly open.
Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method.
It is not down in any map; true places never are.
A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things.
So philosophers so throughly comprehend us as horses.
There are hardly five critics in America; and several of them are asleep.
There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being...
Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she...
For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words...
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring...
There is something wrong about the man who wants help. There is somewhere a deep...
Do not presume, well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed, to criticize the poor
Truth uncompromisingly told will always have its ragged edges.