Thought he, it’s a wicked world in all meridians; I’ll die a pagan.
…the great floodgates of the wonder-world swung open…
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.
Do not presume, well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed, to criticize the poor
To be enraged with a dumb thing, Captain Ahab, seems blasphemous.
Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunk Christian.
Woe to him whose good name is more to him than goodness
But vain to popularize profundities, and all truth is profound.