Thoughts have Created a Creature / Moby Dick | Herman Melville, 1851

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Emmanuel Polanco                                                                                                   Herman Melville

”God help thee, old man, thy thoughts have created a creature in thee; and he whose intense thinking thus makes him
a Prometheus; a vulture feeds upon that heart for ever; that vulture the very creature he creates.”

Herman Melville, Moby-Dick or The Whale, 1851 

“I have written an evil book but feel as clean as a lamb.”

Herman Melville 


Frank Horvat , Filming “Moby Dick”, Elstree Film Studios, England, 1954
Moby Dick, 1956
Director: John Huston
w/ Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn
“I fell in love with the idea that the mysterious thing you 
look for your whole life will eventually eat you alive.” 

 Laurie Anderson on her attraction to Moby-Dick

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