He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great.
More Quotes from Herman Melville:Grub, ho now cried the landlord, flinging open a door, and in we went to breakfast.
I am, as I am; whether hideous, or handsome, depends upon who is made judge.
There is something wrong about the man who wants help. There is somewhere a deep defect, a want, in brief, a need, a crying need, somewhere about that man.
At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect.
I rejoice in my spine, as in the firm audacious staff of that flag which I fling half out to the world.
Were this world an endless plain, and by sailing eastward we could forever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strangethan any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage.
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No man can lose what he never had.