Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

49 Edgar Allan Poe quotes:

"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."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"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"
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Poet Quotes
"With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion."
"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words."
"Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before."
"Is all that we see or seem but a dream within a dream."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"To be thoroughly conversant with a man's heart, is to take our final lesson in the iron-clasped volume of despair."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Despair Quotes
"The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes Mobs Quotes
"We loved with a love that was more than love."
"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."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Anxiety Quotes
"All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream."
"I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror."
"It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial."
"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"
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Expectation Quotes
"In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me."

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