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.
Quote by Edgar Allan Poe
Being Content Quotes
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can...
I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror.
The goodness of the true pun is in direct ratio to its intolerability
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of...
It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly...
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect,...
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
In beauty of face no maiden ever equaled her. It was the radiance of an...
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most...
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who...
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Filled with mingled cream and amber I will drain that glass again. Such hilarious visions...
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
The rudiment of verse may, possibly, be found in the spondee.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can...
There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of...