34 Impressive Quotes by American Writer Edgar Allan Poe

Collection of most interesting and famous quotes by American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre.

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Best Quotes by Edgar Allan Poe

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

— Edgar Allan Poe

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.

— Edgar Allan Poe

I would define in brief the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.

— 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

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

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

— 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

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

I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active – not more happy – nor more wise than he was 6000 years ago.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

— Edgar Allan Poe

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.

— 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 have great faith in fools self-confidence my friends call it.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

— 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

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

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

— Edgar Allan Poe

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.

— 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

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

— Edgar Allan Poe

We loved with a love that was more than love.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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.

— Edgar Allan Poe

A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this – that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made – not to understand – but to feel – as crime.

— 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

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.

— Edgar Allan Poe

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

— Edgar Allan Poe

I would define in brief the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

— Edgar Allan Poe

A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this – that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made – not to understand – but to feel – as crime.

— Edgar Allan Poe

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

It is the nature of truth in general as of some ores in particular to be richest when most superficial.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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