164 Total Quotes

Edgar+Allan Poe Quotes

Edgar Allan Poe
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Edgar Allan Poe
#American Poet #Language

Edgar Allan Poe
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Edgar Allan Poe
#American Poet #Intelligence

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

Edgar Allan Poe
Yes, I now feel that it was then on that evening of sweet dreams- that the very first dawn of human love burst upon the icy night of my spirit. Since that period I have never seen nor heard your name without a shiver half of delight, half of anxiety.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Anxiety

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

Edgar Allan Poe
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Beauty

Edgar Allan Poe
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Insanity

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

Edgar Allan Poe
In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively discussed because it is obscure; in the ninety-nine remaining it is obscure because it is excessively discussed.
Edgar Allan Poe
#American Poet

Edgar Allan Poe
Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Memory #Ending

Edgar Allan Poe
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
#Crisis

Edgar Allan Poe
The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.
Edgar Allan Poe
#American Poet

Edgar Allan Poe
If any ambitious man have a fancy to revolutionize, at one effort, the universal world of human thought, human opinion, and human sentiment, the opportunity is his own -- the road to immortal renown lies straight, open, and unencumbered before him. All that he has to do is to write and publish a very little book. Its title should be simple -- a few plain words -- ''My Heart Laid Bare.'' But -- this little book must be true to its title.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Confession

Edgar Allan Poe
As a poet and as a mathematician, he would reason well; as a mere mathematician, he could not have reasoned at all, and thus would have been at the mercy of the Prefect
Edgar Allan Poe
#Poet

Edgar Allan Poe
Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant
Edgar Allan Poe
#Experience

Edgar Allan Poe
Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Gentlemen #Believe

Edgar Allan Poe
A gentleman with a pug nose is a contradiction in terms.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Contradiction

Edgar Allan Poe
The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire
Edgar Allan Poe
#Fire

Edgar Allan Poe
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love #Quote of the Day

Edgar Allan Poe
years of love have been forgot, in the hatred of a minute.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Hate

Edgar Allan Poe
I was never really insane, except on occasions where my heart was touched.
Edgar Allan Poe
#Love

Edgar Allan Poe
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Edgar Allan Poe
#American Poet