Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

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Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Lord help my poor soul. Lord help my poor soul. Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Man is an animal that diddles, and there Man is an animal that diddles, and there is no animal that diddles but man. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: I remained too much inside my head and I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: I'm a writer. Therefore, I am not sane. I'm a writer. Therefore, I am not sane. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore. Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Once upon a midnight dreary Once upon a midnight dreary — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Stupidity is a talent for misconception. Stupidity is a talent for misconception. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: It was many and many a year ago, It was many and many a year ago, in a kingdom by the sea ... — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: I call to mind flatness and dampness; and I call to mind flatness and dampness; and then all is madness - the madness of a memory which busies itself among forbidden things. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: He must be theory-mad beyond redemption who ... He must be theory-mad beyond redemption who ... shall ... persist in attempting to reconcile the obstinate oils and waters of Poetry and Truth. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: A poem deserves its title only inasmuch as A poem deserves its title only inasmuch as it excites, by elevating the soul. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: to do wrong for the wrong's sake only to do wrong for the wrong's sake only — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: The plots of God are perfect. The Universe The plots of God are perfect. The Universe is a plot of God. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By John Lennon: Man, you should have seen them kicking Edgar Man, you should have seen them kicking Edgar Allan Poe. — John Lennon
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Never to suffer would never to have been Never to suffer would never to have been blessed. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: He who pleases is of more importance to He who pleases is of more importance to his fellow man than he who instructs. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: I have great faith in fools - self-confidence I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: But Psyche uplifting her finger said: Sadly this But Psyche uplifting her finger said: Sadly this star I mistrust — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Grammar is the analysis of language. Grammar is the analysis of language. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: It was well said of a certain German It was well said of a certain German book that 'er lasst sich nicht lesen" - it does not permit itself to be read. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: I heard all things in the heaven and I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth.I heard many things in hell. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Trust to the fickle star within. Trust to the fickle star within. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: In reading some books we occupy ourselves chiefly In reading some books we occupy ourselves chiefly with the thoughts of the author; in perusing others, exclusively with our own. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: For passion must, with youth, expire. For passion must, with youth, expire. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Long suffering had nearly annihilated all my ordinary Long suffering had nearly annihilated all my ordinary powers of mind. I was an imbecile - an idiot. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: I love me a good sheep. I love me a good sheep. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: And boyhood is a summer sun / Whose And boyhood is a summer sun / Whose waning is the dreariest one
/ For all we live to know is known, / And all we seek to keep hath flown
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Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: It is evident that we are hurrying onward It is evident that we are hurrying onward to some exciting knowledge - some never-to-be-imparted secret, whose attainment is destruction. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By H.P. Lovecraft: No formal course in fiction-writing can equal a No formal course in fiction-writing can equal a close and observant perusal of the stories of Edgar Allan Poe or Ambrose Bierce. — H.P. Lovecraft
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By John Green: If I'm too old to be Emo, how If I'm too old to be Emo, how do you account for the very Emo and very old Edgar Allan Poe? Checkmate! — John Green
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: And then there stole into my fancy, like And then there stole into my fancy, like a rich musical note, the thought of what sweet rest there must be in the grave. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: His heart is a suspended lute; As soon His heart is a suspended lute; As soon as you touch it, it resonates. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Villains!' I shrieked. 'Dissemble no more! I admit Villains!' I shrieked. 'Dissemble no more! I admit the deed! Tear up the planks! Here, here! It is the beating of his hideous heart! — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: A fool, for example, thinks Shakespeare a great A fool, for example, thinks Shakespeare a great poet ... yet the fool has never read Shakespeare. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: If [a short story author's] very initial sentence If [a short story author's] very initial sentence tend not to the out bringing of this effect, then he has failed in his first step. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By P.G. Wodehouse: It was all Mrs. Waddington could do to It was all Mrs. Waddington could do to refrain from hurling a bust of Edgar Allan Poe at her head. — P.G. Wodehouse
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: It was my choice or chance or curse It was my choice or chance or curse To adopt the cause for better or worse And with my worldly goods & wit And soul & body worship it - — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: It is a happiness to wonder; it is It is a happiness to wonder;
it is a happiness to dream. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: If in many of my productions terror has If in many of my productions terror has been the thesis, I maintain that terror is not of Germany, but of the soul. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Now this is the point. You fancy me Now this is the point. You fancy me a mad. Madmen know nothing. But you should have seen me. You should have seen how wisely I proceeded ... — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Have been sufficient to establish its real character. Have been sufficient to establish its real character. Indeed, however — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Thank Heaven! The crisis /The danger is past, Thank Heaven! The crisis /The danger is past, and the lingering illness, is over at last /, and the fever called 'Living' is conquered at last. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Be nothing which thou art not Be nothing which thou art not — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: In efforts to soar above our nature, we In efforts to soar above our nature, we invariably fall below it. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: I hold that a long poem does not I hold that a long poem does not exist. I maintain that the phrase, "a long poem," is simply a flat contradiction in terms. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Sometimes I'm terrified of my heart; of its Sometimes I'm terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants. The way it stops and starts. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Indeed, there is an eloquence in true enthusiasm Indeed, there is an eloquence in true enthusiasm that is not to be doubted. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: The secret of a poem, no less than The secret of a poem, no less than a jest's prosperity, lies in the ear of him that hears it. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance. Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Beauty is the sole legitimate province of the Beauty is the sole legitimate province of the poem. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: For my own part, I have never had For my own part, I have never had a thought which I could not set down in words, with even more distinctness than that with which I conceived it. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: It is impossible to say how first the It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain; but once conceived, it haunted me day and night. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Max Jacob: The raven of Edgar Allan Poe has a The raven of Edgar Allan Poe has a halo that he extinguishes from time to time

("Spanish Generosity") — Max Jacob
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: The truth is, I am heartily sick of The truth is, I am heartily sick of this life & of the nineteenth century in general. (I am convinced that every thing is going wrong.) — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: But it is a trait in the perversity But it is a trait in the perversity of human nature to reject the obvious and the ready, for the far-distant and equivocal. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones. Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: To speak algebraically, Mr. M. is execrable, but To speak algebraically, Mr. M. is execrable, but Mr. G. is (x + 1)- ecrable. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Marking a book is literally an experience of Marking a book is literally an experience of your differences or agreements with the author. It is the highest respect you can pay him. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: In no affairs of mere prejudice, pro or In no affairs of mere prejudice, pro or con, do we deduce inferences with entire certainty, even from the most simple data. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: If any ambitious man have a fancy to If any ambitious man have a fancy to revolutionize, at one effort, the universal world of human thought, human opinion, and human sentiment ... — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: The world is a great ocean, upon which The world is a great ocean, upon which we encounter more tempestuous storms than calms. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: With me poetry has not been a purpose, With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Poe: The past is a pebble in my shoe. The past is a pebble in my shoe. — Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: The best things in life make you sweaty. The best things in life make you sweaty. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: A man's grammar, like Caesar's wife, should not A man's grammar, like Caesar's wife, should not only be pure, but above suspicion of impurity. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: A dirge for her the doubly dead in A dirge for her the doubly dead in that she died so young. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: And rays of truth you cannot seeAre flashing And rays of truth you cannot see
Are flashing thro' Eternity
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Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: If you wish to forget anything on the If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered. — Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes By Edgar Allan Poe: Perched upon a bust of Pallas, just above Perched upon a bust of Pallas, just above my chamber door,- Perched, and sat, and nothing more. — Edgar Allan Poe