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.
Quote by Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Quotes
The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made...
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term art, I should call it...
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity...
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty
There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly...
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to...
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no...
There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of...
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm
Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the...
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of...
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it...
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The goodness of the true pun is in direct ratio to its intolerability
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.