The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.
Quote by Edgar Allan Poe
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively discussed because it is...
That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most...
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror.
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who...
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can...
There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute which goes directly...
The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire.
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream...
The goodness of the true pun is in direct ratio to its intolerability
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it...
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to...
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early