Quotes by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre.

Quotes by Edgar Allan Poe

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.

WordsEdgar Allan Poe
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Those who dream by day are are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.

DreamingEdgar Allan Poe
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All that we see or seem,
Is but a dream within a dream.

Edgar Allan Poe
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If it is meant for you, you won't have to beg for it. You will never have to sacrifice your dignity for your destiny.

Fate & Destiny, DignityEdgar Allan Poe
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Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.

Love, HatredEdgar Allan Poe
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I have no faith in human perfectability. 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.

HumanityEdgar Allan Poe
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Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.

Words, PoesieEdgar Allan Poe
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Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.

DarknessEdgar Allan Poe
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I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.

WritingEdgar Allan Poe
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The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.

Edgar Allan Poe
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All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.

ReligionEdgar Allan Poe
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Lord help my poor soul.

Last WordsEdgar Allan Poe, last words - March 7th 1849
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