That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.
Quote by Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream...
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be,...
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can...
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
I have great faith in fools - my friends call it self-confidence
In beauty of face no maiden ever equaled her. It was the radiance of an...
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term art, I should call it...
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of...
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will...
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who...
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream...