edgar allan poe Quotes

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Invisible things are the only realities.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
And so being young and dipped in folly I fell in love with melancholy.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
I felt that I breathed an atmosphere of sorrow.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Deep in earth my love is lying And I must weep alone.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
The best things in life make you sweaty.
— Edgar Allan Poe
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Sleep, those little slices of death - how I loathe them.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
From childhood's hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
There is no exquisite beauty" without some strangeness in the proportion.
— Edgar Allan Poe
I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
— Edgar Allan Poe
To die laughing must be the most glorious of all glorious deaths!
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— Edgar Allan Poe
And I fell violently on my face.
— Edgar Allan Poe
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
But our love was stronger by far than the love Of those who were older than we Of many far wiser than we And neither the angels in heaven above, Nor the demons down under the sea, Can ever dissever my soul from the soul Of the beautiful Annabel Lee.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
You are not wrong who deem That my days have been a dream; Yet if hope has flown away In a night, or in a day, In a vision, or in none, Is it therefore the less gone? All that we see or seem Is but a dream within a dream.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.
— Edgar Allan Poe
Even in the grave, all is not lost.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Every moment of the night Forever changing places And they put out the star-light With the breath from their pale faces
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— Edgar Allan Poe
It is a happiness to wonder;- it is a happiness to dream.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Yet mad I am not… and very surely do I not dream.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
There are chords in the hearts of the most reckless which cannot be touched without emotion.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
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— Edgar Allan Poe
To elevate the soul, poetry is necessary.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
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
That which you mistake for madness is but an overacuteness of the senses.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
I dread the events of the future, not in themselves but in their results.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind
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— Edgar Allan Poe
There are some secrets which do not permit themselves to be told.
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— Edgar Allan Poe
edgar allan poe
Birth    : January 19, 1809
Death  : October 7, 1849
Occupation  : Author