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Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe

The master of horror and influential in the development of the modern detective story, Edgar Allan Poe was virtually unknown in America until the likes of Ambrose Bierce took interest in his work. Born to a family of actors, Poe initially self-published his works, which sold poorly. Following the death of his wife, he fell into a period of heavy drinking, drugs and flirtations with death. …

Date of Birth: January 19, 1809
Date of Death: October 07, 1849


Found 98 quotes by Edgar Allan Poe .
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"We loved with a love that was more than love." Edgar Allan Poe
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Cute Love    Love    Quote of the Day    Sweet Love   

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"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." Edgar Allan Poe
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"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before." Edgar Allan Poe
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"Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality." Edgar Allan Poe
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"All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry" Edgar Allan Poe
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"Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them" Edgar Allan Poe
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"Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence." Edgar Allan Poe
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American Poet    Intelligence   

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"I have great faith in fools; My friends call it self-confidence." Edgar Allan Poe
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Self-confidence   

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"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night." Edgar Allan Poe
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Dreams   

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"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
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Merit    Song And Singing   

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"the play was the tragedy "man" and it's hero the conqueror worm" Edgar Allan Poe
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Man   

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"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity." Edgar Allan Poe
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Insanity   

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"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words." Edgar Allan Poe
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"Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary..." Edgar Allan Poe
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"All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream." Edgar Allan Poe
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American Poet    Dreams   

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"The Tell Tale Poe" Edgar Allan Poe
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"Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears." Edgar Allan Poe
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"[Soon] Gothic ... hidden vices and perversions behind the veneer of virtue." Edgar Allan Poe
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"Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it ''the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.'' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of ''Artist.''" Edgar Allan Poe
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American Poet    Arts And Artists   

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"Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary." Edgar Allan Poe
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"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
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