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But it is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Originality
Herman Melville

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For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words or books.
Literature
Herman Melville

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Give me a condor's quill! Give me Vesuvius crater for an inkstand!
Writers and Writing
Herman Melville

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He says NO! in thunder; but the Devil himself cannot make him say yes.
Obstinacy
Herman Melville

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He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great.
Failure
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They talk of the dignity of work. The dignity is in leisure.
Leisure
Herman Melville

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun