Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

Who is Edgar Allan Poe?

American nineteenth century author and poet known for his short mysterious stories and macabre poems. He died from his love for alcohol.

Born January 19, 1809
Died October 07, 1849

Best 14 Quotes by Edgar Allan Poe

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

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Edgar Allan Poe

“Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.”

Edgar Allan Poe

“Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.”

Edgar Allan Poe

“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”

Edgar Allan Poe

“Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.”

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Edgar Allan Poe

“The best things in life make you sweaty.”

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Edgar Allan Poe

“Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.”

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"Eleonora" Quotes

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

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Eleonora

"Marginalia" Quotes

“I have great faith in fools. Self-confidence my friends will call it.”

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Marginalia

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

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Marginalia