Herman Melville's "Moby Dick": 10 most memorable lines

Here are 10 of the lines most closely associated with Herman Melville's masterpiece "Moby Dick".

By , Monitor Books editor

2. The unchartable truth

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"It is not down in any map; true places never are."

– Ishmael's epigrammatic commentary on the name of a Polynesian island

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