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".

4. The tragedy of ambition

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Illustration by Rockwell Kent/Courtesy of the Plattsburgh State Art Museum, State University of New York USA, Rockwell Kent Collection, Bequest of Sally Kent Gordon

"For all men tragically great are made so through a certain morbidness.... all mortal greatness is but disease."

– Ishmael on deranged leadership

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