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However strong, however imposing a ship may appear, it is not 'disgraced' because it flies before the tempest. A commander ought always to remember that a man's life is worth more than the mere satisfaction of his own pride. In any case, to be obstinate is blameable, and to be wilful is dangerous.

Jules Verne

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Author Profession: Author
Nationality: French
Born: February 8, 1828
Died: March 24, 1905

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