Edgar Allan Poe Quotes on Love, Death and Madness

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Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

Read inspirational Edgar Allan Poe quotes and sayings on love, death and madness. He was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. He is also
well known for his poetry and short stories.

1. I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.

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

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3. The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.

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4. We loved with a love that was more than love.

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

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6. If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.

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7. Man’s real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.

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

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9. I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect – in terror.

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10. I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.

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11. To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.

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

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13. I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.

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14. The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.

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15. The rudiment of verse may, possibly, be found in the spondee.

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