Best of Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

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Edgar Allan Poe was a genius. He is considered to be a major figure in world literature. His poems, short stories and critical theories have inspired many people all over the world. Personally, I am a big fan of Edgar Allan Poe myself. His poems and quotes have a deep meaning and touch the core of my heart. I have gathered all of his best quotes which you would love to peruse.

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Inspiring quotes from Edgar Allen Poe

“The true genius shudders at incompleteness — imperfection — and usually prefers silence to saying the something which is not everything that should be said.” – Edgar Allan Poe

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Even in the grave, all is not lost.” – 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?” – Edgar Allan Poe

To elevate the soul, poetry is necessary.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“There are chords in the hearts of the most reckless which cannot be touched without emotion.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Invisible things are the only realities.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

“The depth lies in the valleys where we seek her, and not upon the mountain-tops where she is found.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“The ninety and nine are with dreams, content, but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“I intend to put up with nothing that I can put down.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“There are some secrets which do not permit themselves to be told.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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

“And so being young and dipped in folly I fell in love with melancholy.” – 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.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.” – Edgar Allan Poe

 “I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“There is no exquisite beauty…without some strangeness in the proportion.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by

night.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Mysteries force a man to think, and so injure his health.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Art is to look at not to criticize.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.” – Edgar Allan Poe

We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“I dread the events of the future, not in themselves but in their results.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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

“Man’s real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“And all I loved, I loved alone.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Deep in earth my love is lying/And I must weep alone.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Stupidity is a talent for misconception.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

“Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence…” – Edgar Allan Poe

 “Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.” – Edgar Allan Poe

Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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

“Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of merit; but the case of song-writing is, I think, one of the few.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

“A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

“Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore…” ― Edgar Allan Poe

“The idea of God, infinity, or spirit stands for the possible attempt at an impossible conception.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

“There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm” ― Edgar Allan Poe

“I felt that I breathed an atmosphere of sorrow.”  ― Edgar Allan Poe

Where the good and the bad and the worst and the best have gone to their eternal rest.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes


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