Wedded Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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i-take-thee-to-be-my-awful-wedded-husband-susan-elizabeth-phillips
frankly-i-have-lot-interests-i-am-not-all-that-wedded-only-to-banking
obedience-is-the-mother-of-success-and-is-wedded-to-safety
to-be-wedded-to-idea-may-be-after-all-holiest-happiest-marriages-susan-b-anthony
obedience-you-know-is-good-lucks-mother-wedded-to-salvation-they-say-aeschylus
pleasure-i-remind-myself-is-inseparable-from-its-lawfully-wedded-mate-pain-tc-boyle
meaning-is-what-essence-becomes-when-it-is-divorced-from-object-reference-wedded-to-word
you-have-only-many-chances-to-tell-stories-i-didnt-want-to-be-forever-wedded-to-one-form-storytelling-when-there-are-many-out-there
pride-is-expensive-vice-for-it-is-wedded-to-greed-whose-hunger-is-never-sated-jocelyn-murray
affliction-is-enamoured-thy-parts-and-thou-art-wedded-to-calamity-william-shakespeare
the-imperfections-man-his-frailties-his-faults-are-just-as-important-as-his-virtuesyou-cant-separate-them-theyre-wedded-henry-miller
theres-no-rule-that-says-attraction-warrents-trust-if-that-were-case-then-more-wedded-couple-would-be-happier-jennifer-hudson-taylor
heres-a-little-shower-gift-to-wish-you-wedded-bliss-may-you-have-much-joy-and-happiness-all-sealed-with-a-kiss
a-man-doesnt-save-century-civilization-but-militant-party-wedded-to-principle-can-adlai-stevenson-i
delicious-autumn-my-very-soul-is-wedded-to-it-and-if-i-was-a-bird-i-would-fly-about-the-earth-seeking-the-successive-autumns
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youve-travelled-through-life-together-enjoying-years-wedded-bliss-we-congratulate-you-on-reaching-and-we-toast-your-happiness-john-walter-bratton
the-timelessness-concept-has-to-be-woven-into-running-warp-dying-time-vertical-power-has-to-be-wedded-to-horizontal-earth-ella-maillart
the-only-really-christian-art-is-that-which-like-st-francis-does-not-fear-being-wedded-to-poverty-this-rises-far-above-artasornament-andre-gide
mistakes-can-be-corrected-by-those-who-pay-attention-to-facts-but-dogmatism-will-not-be-corrected-by-those-who-are-wedded-to-vision-thomas-sowell
unless-we-are-wedded-to-jesus-christ-by-simple-act-trust-in-his-mercy-his-power-christ-is-nothing-to-us-alexander-maclaren
zen-makes-use-to-great-extent-poetical-expressions-zen-is-wedded-to-poetry-dt-suzuki
we-are-not-religious-tradition-with-creed-but-religious-movement-that-has-always-wedded-social-justice-work-to-theology-james-luther-adams
if-she-lives-she-shall-be-my-wedded-wife-if-she-diesmother-i-cant-speak-what-i-shall-feel-if-she-dies-his-voice-was-choked-in-his-throat-elizabeth-gaskell
purpose-to-be-thoroughly-wedded-to-that-purpose-is-three-quarters-salvation-charles-henry-parkhurst
we-are-wedded-to-freedom-expression-shall-do-nothing-to-diminish-that-freedom
im-not-wedded-to-covering-markets-im-intrigued-by-markets-if-i-can-connect-main-street-with-wall-street-then-ive-succeeded-neil-cavuto
Oh, Starbuck! it is a mild, mild wind, and a mild looking sky. On such a day - very much such a sweetness as this - I struck my first whale - a boy-harpooneer of eighteen! Forty - forty - forty years ago! - ago! Forty years of continual whaling! forty years of privation, and peril, and storm-time! forty years on the pitiless sea! for forty years has Ahab forsaken the peaceful land, for forty years to make war on the horrors of the deep! Aye and yes, Starbuck, out of those forty years I have not spent three ashore. When I think of this life I have led; the desolation of solitude it has been; the masoned, walled-town of a Captain's exclusiveness, which admits but small entrance to any sympathy from the green country without - oh, weariness! heaviness! Guinea-coast slavery of solitary command! - when I think of all this; only half-suspected, not so keenly known to me before - and how for forty years I have fed upon dry salted fare - fit emblem of the dry nourishment of my soul - when the poorest landsman has had fresh fruit to his daily hand, and broken the world's fresh bread to my mouldy crusts - away, whole oceans away, from that young girl-wife I wedded past fifty, and sailed for Cape Horn the next day, leaving but one dent in my marriage pillow - wife? wife? - rather a widow with her husband alive! Aye, I widowed that poor girl when I married her, Starbuck; and then, the madness, the frenzy, the boiling blood and the smoking brow, with which, for a thousand lowerings old Ahab has furiously, foamingly chased his prey - more a demon than a man! - aye, aye! what a forty years' fool - fool - old fool, has old Ahab been! Why this strife of the chase? why weary, and palsy the arm at the oar, and the iron, and the lance? how the richer or better is Ahab now? Behold. Oh, Starbuck! is it not hard, that with this weary load I bear, one poor leg should have been snatched from under me? Here, brush this old hair aside; it blinds me, that I seem to weep. Locks so grey did never grow but from out some ashes! But do I look very old, so very, very old, Starbuck? I feel deadly faint, bowed, and humped, as though I were Adam, staggering beneath the piled centuries since Paradise. God! God! God! - crack my heart! - stave my brain! - mockery! mockery! bitter, biting mockery of grey hairs, have I lived enough joy to wear ye; and seem and feel thus intolerably old? Close! stand close to me, Starbuck; let me look into a human eye; it is better than to gaze into sea or sky; better than to gaze upon God. By the green land; by the bright hearth-stone! this is the magic glass, man; I see my wife and my child in thine eye. No, no; stay on board, on board! - lower not when I do; when branded Ahab gives chase to Moby Dick. That hazard shall not be thine. No, no! not with the far away home I see in that eye!

Herman Melville
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Call me Ishmael. Some years ago-never mind how long precisely-having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. It is a way I have of driving off the spleen and regulating the circulation. Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people's hats off-then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can. This is my substitute for pistol and ball. With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship. There is nothing surprising in this. If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some time or other, cherish very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me. There now is your insular city of the Manhattoes, belted round by wharves as Indian isles by coral reefs-commerce surrounds it with her surf. Right and left, the streets take you waterward. Its extreme downtown is the battery, where that noble mole is washed by waves, and cooled by breezes, which a few hours previous were out of sight of land. Look at the crowds of water-gazers there. Circumambulate the city of a dreamy Sabbath afternoon. Go from Corlears Hook to Coenties Slip, and from thence, by Whitehall, northward. What do you see?-Posted like silent sentinels all around the town, stand thousands upon thousands of mortal men fixed in ocean reveries. Some leaning against the spiles; some seated upon the pier-heads; some looking over the bulwarks of ships from China; some high aloft in the rigging, as if striving to get a still better seaward peep. But these are all landsmen; of week days pent up in lath and plaster-tied to counters, nailed to benches, clinched to desks. How then is this? Are the green fields gone? What do they here? But look! here come more crowds, pacing straight for the water, and seemingly bound for a dive. Strange! Nothing will content them but the extremest limit of the land; loitering under the shady lee of yonder warehouses will not suffice. No. They must get just as nigh the water as they possibly can without falling in. And there they stand-miles of them-leagues. Inlanders all, they come from lanes and alleys, streets and avenues-north, east, south, and west. Yet here they all unite. Tell me, does the magnetic virtue of the needles of the compasses of all those ships attract them thither? Once more. Say you are in the country; in some high land of lakes. Take almost any path you please, and ten to one it carries you down in a dale, and leaves you there by a pool in the stream. There is magic in it. Let the most absent-minded of men be plunged in his deepest reveries-stand that man on his legs, set his feet a-going, and he will infallibly lead you to water, if water there be in all that region. Should you ever be athirst in the great American desert, try this experiment, if your caravan happen to be supplied with a metaphysical professor. Yes, as every one knows, meditation and water are wedded for ever.

Herman Melville
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