160+ Edgar Allan Poe Quotes - Author of The Black Cat

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

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Short Edgar Allan Poe Quotes on Love

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The death then of a beautiful woman is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world, and equally is it beyond doubt that the lips best suited for such topic are those of a bereaved lover.


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.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes on Writing

A man’s grammar, like Caesar’s wife, should not only be pure, but above suspicion of impurity.


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 Quotes The Black Cat

This latter was a remarkably large and beautiful animal, entirely black, and sagacious to an astonishing degree.


Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing a vile or a silly action for no other reason than because he knows he should not?

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes about Truth

Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.


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 Quotes There is no Exquisite Beauty

There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes from The Raven

Other friends have flown before — On the morrow he will leave me, as my hopes have flown before.” Quota the raven, “Nevermore.


Actually, I do have doubts, all the time. Any thinking person does. There are so many sides to every question.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Dream Within a Dream

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

Short Edgar Allan Poe Quotes about The Moon

If I venture to displace … the microscopically speck of dust… on the point of my finger,… I have done a deed which shakes the Moon in her path, which causes the Sun to be no longer the Sun, and which alters forever the destiny of multitudinous myriads of stars.


Over the Mountains of the Moon, Down the Valley of the Shadow, Ride, boldly ride,” The shade replied, – “If you seek for Eldorado.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Those Who Dream by Day

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. In their gray visions they obtain glimpses of eternity, and thrill, in waking, to find that they have been upon the verge of the great secret. In snatches, they learn something of the wisdom which is of good, and more of the mere knowledge which is of evil

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Sanity

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.


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 Quotes about Poetry

With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.


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 Quotes on Life

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


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 Quotes about Chess

The best chess-player in Christendom may be little more than the best player of chess; but proficiency in whist implies capacity for success in all those more important undertakings where mind struggles with mind.


In [chess], where the pieces have different and “bizarre” motions, with various and variable values, what is only complex, is mistaken (a not unusual error) for what is profound

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes on Sleep

Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes about Mothers

In the Heaven’s above, the angels, whispering to one another, can find, among their burning terms of love, none so devotional as that of ‘Mother.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Science

even with us the breath of Science dims the mirror of our joy.


A poem in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having for its immediate object, pleasure, not truth.

Short Edgar Allan Poe Quotes about Happiness

Happiness is not to be found in knowledge, but in the acquisition of knowledge.


It is a happiness to wonder; — it is a happiness to dream.

Short Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Beauty

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


There might be a class of beings, human once, but now to humanity invisible, for whose scrutiny, and for whose refined appreciation of the beautiful, more especially than for our own, had been set in order by God the great landscape-garden of the whole earth.

Inspirational Quotes by Edgar Allan Poe

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


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 Quotes about Imagination

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


It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.

Short Edgar Allan Poe Quotes on Art

To see distinctly the machinery–the wheels and pinions–of any work of Art is, unquestionably, of itself, a pleasure, but one which we are able to enjoy only just in proportion as we do not enjoy the legitimate effect designed by the artist.


All works of art should begin… at the end.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes on Earth

There might be a class of beings, human once, but now to humanity invisible, for whose scrutiny, and for whose refined appreciation of the beautiful, more especially than for our own, had been set in order by God the great landscape-garden of the whole earth.


Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong and if need be, taken by the strong. The weak were put on earth to give the strong pleasure.

Short Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Lost My Mind

I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind

Short Edgar Allan Poe Quotes about Death

For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; And the stars never rise but I feel the bright eyes Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side Of my darling- my darling- my life and my bride, In the sepulchre there by the sea, In her tomb by the sounding sea.


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.

Short Edgar Allan Poe Quotes on Pain

Come little children I’ll take thee away, into a land of Enchantment Come little children the time’s come to play here in my garden of Shadows Follow sweet children I’ll show thee the way through all the pain and the Sorrows Weep not poor children for life is this way murdering beauty and Passions Hush now dear children it must be this way to weary of life and Deceptions Rest now my children for soon we’ll away into the calm and the Quiet Come little children I’ll take thee away, into a land of Enchantment Come little children the time’s come to play here in my garden of Shadows


Scorching my seared heart with a pain, not hell shall make me fear again.


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I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom.


The result of law inviolate is perfection–right–negative happiness. The result of law violate is imperfection, wrong, positive pain.

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