His was the scorn which thinks it not worth the while to be scornful. Those he most scorned, never knew it.
Latest posted quotesby Herman Melville
Well, there is sorrow in the world, but goodness too; and goodness that is not greenness, either, no more than sorrow is.
In time of peril, like the needle to the loadstone, obedience, irrespective of rank, generally flies to him who is best fitted to command.
from the book "White-Jacket, Or, the World in a Man-Of-War"
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