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Herman Melville Quotes and its meanings

Herman Melville has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Age Art Death Faith Friendship Future Great Hope Love Men Nature Respect Smile Strength Travel Truth Wisdom Work

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What does Herman Melville write about?

Herman Melville has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about age, art, death, faith, friendship, future, great, hope, love, men, nature, respect, smile, strength, travel, truth, wisdom & work. People always share Age quotes, Art quotes, death, faith, friendship, future, great, hope, love & men from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Herman Melville?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Herman Melville.

  • Old age is always wakeful as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
  • Art is the objectification of feeling.
  • To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
  • Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
  • Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
  • There are times when even the most potent governor must wink at transgression, in order to preserve the laws inviolate for the future.
  • Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.
  • We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
  • Is there some principal of nature which states that we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone?
  • At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect.
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