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Herman Melville: 10 quotes on his birthday

Herman Melville, author of the acclaimed masterpiece, "Moby-Dick" lived a life that included both much adventure and much disappointment. Here are 10 memorable quotes from the great author.

- Elizabeth DrakeMonitor contributor

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2. Connectivity

“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.”


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