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50+ Magical Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most influential American Poets. He is regarded as the father of modern detective stories and one of the early practitioners of the short story. Poe rose to fame when his poem “The Raven,” earned nationwide fame. He is the first known American writer to live his life on basis of literature. He influenced literature, cosmology, and cryptography. Poe also worked as the assistant editor of Burton's Gentleman's Magazine.

Edgar Allan Poe published 14 poetries, 20 short stories, one play, one novel, and several essays in his lifetime. Tamerlane and Other Poems is his first published work. Poe was mostly recognized as a literary critic. He believed that meaning in literature should be an undercurrent just beneath the surface. Poe is an Alma mater of the University of Virginia and also joined the United States Army as a private.

Even after 172 years after his death, Edgar Allan Poe remains relevant still today. He has an existing influence in American pop culture and film, education, and literature. This is a collection of 52 wise and mystic quotes from the poet Edgar Allan Poe.

Invisible things are the only realities. Edgar Allan Poe
Even in the grave, all is not lost. Edgar Allan Poe
Convinced myself, I seek not to convince. Edgar Allan Poe
Stupidity is a talent for misconception. Edgar Allan Poe
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. Edgar Allan Poe
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion. Edgar Allan Poe
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led. Edgar Allan Poe
Lord, help my poor soul. Edgar Allan Poe
To elevate the soul, poetry is necessary. Edgar Allan Poe
The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire. Edgar Allan Poe
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. Edgar Allan Poe
The rudiment of verse may, possibly, be found in the spondee. Edgar Allan Poe
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered. Edgar Allan Poe
It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic. 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
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry. Edgar Allan Poe
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness. Edgar Allan Poe
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. 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
So resolute is the world to despise anything which carries with it an air of simplicity. Edgar Allan Poe
To observe attentively is to remember distinctly. Edgar Allan Poe
There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion. Edgar Allan Poe
To die laughing must be the most glorious of all glorious deaths! Edgar Allan Poe
Deep in earth my love is lying, And I must weep alone. Edgar Allan Poe
Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see. Edgar Allan Poe
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. Edgar Allan Poe
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. Edgar Allan Poe
I dread the events of the future, not in themselves but in their results. Edgar Allan Poe
Never to suffer would never to have been blessed. Edgar Allan Poe
I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind. Edgar Allan Poe
A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it. Edgar Allan Poe
Sleep, those little slices of death — how I loathe them. Edgar Allan Poe
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm. Edgar Allan Poe
For all we live to know is known. Edgar Allan Poe
All suffering originates from craving, from attachment, from desire. Edgar Allan Poe
That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward. Edgar Allan Poe
There are some secrets which do not permit themselves to be told. Edgar Allan Poe
Every poem should remind the reader that they are going to die. Edgar Allan Poe
Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. Edgar Allan Poe
Mysteries force a man to think, and so injure his health. Edgar Allan Poe
Quoth the raven, "Nevermore!"
Misery is manifold. The wretchedness of earth is multiform. Edgar Allan Poe
It is a happiness to wonder;—it is a happiness to dream. Edgar Allan Poe
We soon began to feel the effects of liberty and long speeches, and radicalism, and all that sort of thing. Edgar Allan Poe
Democracy is a very admirable form of government – for dogs. Edgar Allan Poe
The scariest monsters are the ones that lurk within our souls. Edgar Allan Poe
Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore. Edgar Allan Poe
A man's grammar, like Caesar's wife, should not only be pure, but above suspicion of impurity. Edgar Allan Poe
Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones. Edgar Allan Poe
If a poem hasn't ripped apart your soul; you haven't experienced poetry. Edgar Allan Poe
Be nothing which thou art not. Edgar Allan Poe
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity. Edgar Allan Poe
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so. Edgar Allan Poe

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