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Top 31 Quotes About Life Edgar Allan Poe

#1. I have been happy, though in a dream.
I have been happy-and I love the theme:
Dreams! in their vivid colouring of life
As in that fleeting, shadowy, misty strife - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#2. Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger, portion of truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#3. If Mr. Vincent Price were to be co-starred with Miss Bette Davis in a story by Mr. Edgar Allan Poe directed by Mr. Roger Corman, it could not fully express the pent-up violence and depravity of a single day in the life of the average family. - Author: Quentin Crisp
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#4. Literature has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. I can't think back before a time that I didn't love writing and reading. When I was really young, my mother would read poems to me. I loved Edgar Allan Poe - I am sure I didn't understand it, but I loved it. - Author: Alexandra Adornetto
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#5. To-day I wear these chains, and am HERE. To-morrow I shall be fetterless!
BUT WHERE? - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#6. A mystery, and a dream, should my early life seem. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#7. We will say, then, that I am mad. I grant, at least, that there are two distinct conditions of my mental existence - the condition of a lucid reason, not to be disputed, and belonging to the memory of events forming the first epoch of my life - and - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#8. Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong and if need be, taken by the strong. The weak were put on earth to give the strong pleasure. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#9. Be silent in that solitude Which is not loneliness - for then The spirits of the dead who stood In life before thee are again In death around thee - and their will Shall then overshadow thee: be still. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#10. Fill with mingled cream and amber,
I will drain that glass again.
Such hilarious visions clamber
Through the chamber of my brain
Quaintest thoughts - queerest fancies
Come to life and fade away;
What care I how time advances?
I am drinking ale today. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#11. Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#12. If Pierre Bon-Bon had his failings--and what great man has not a thousand?--if Pierre Bon-Bon, I say, had his failings, they were failings of very little importance--faults indeed which, in other tempers, have often been looked upon rather in the light of virtues. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#13. There seemed a deep sense of life and joy about all; and although no airs blew from out the Heavens, yet everything had motion through the gentle sweepings to and fro of innumberable butterflies, that might have been mistaken for tullips with wings. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#14. Dreams! in their vivid coloring of life,
As in that fleeting, shadowy, misty strife
Of semblance with reality, which brings
To the delirious eye, more lovely things
Of Paradise and Love- and all our own!
Than young Hope in his sunniest hour hath known. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#15. I have made no money. I am as poor now as ever I was in my life - except in hope, which is by no means bankable. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#16. And who shall calculate the immense influence upon social life
upon arts
upon commerce
upon literature
which will be the immediate result of the great principles of electro-magnetics! - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#17. all the night-tide, I lie down by the side Of my darling - my darling - my life and my bride, In her sepulchre there by the sea - In her tomb by the side of the sea. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#18. Even for those to whom life and death are equal jests. There are some things that are still held in respect. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#19. No thinking being lives who, at some luminous point of his life of thought, has not felt himself lost amid the surges of futile efforts at understanding, or believing, that anything exists greater than his own soul. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#20. There are some qualities, some incorporate things, that have a double life, which thus is made. A type os twin entity which springs from matter and light, envinced in solid and shade. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#21. For her whom in life thou dids't abhor, in death thou shalt adore - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#22. Even with the utterly lost, to whom life and death are equally jests, there are matters of which no jest can be made. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#23. I made use of the college library by borrowing books other than scientific books, such as all of the plays by George Bernard Shaw, the writing of Edgar Allan Poe. The college library helped me to develop a broader aspect on life. - Author: Linus Pauling
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#24. The first action of my life was the taking hold of my nose with both hands. My mother saw this and called me a genius:-my father wept for joy and presented me with a treatise on Nosology. This I mastered before I was breeched. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#25. Finally on Sunday morning, October 7, 1849, "He became quiet and seemed to rest for a short time. Then, gently, moving his head," he said, "Lord help my poor soul." As he had lived so he died-in great misery and tragedy. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#26. The best things in life make you sweaty. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#27. The fever called "living" Is conquer'd at last. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#28. And so, all the night-tide, I lay down the side, of my darling, my darling, my life and my bride, in the sepulchre there by the sea, in her tomb by the surrounding sea. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#29. In death - no! even in the grave all is not lost. Else there is no immortality for man. Arousing from the most profound slumbers, we break the gossamer web of some dream. Yet in a second afterward, (so frail may that web have been) we remember not that we have dreamed. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#30. The death then of a beautiful woman is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world, and equally is it beyond doubt that the lips best suited for such topic are those of a bereaved lover. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#31. The truth is, I am heartily sick of this life & of the nineteenth century in general. (I am convinced that every thing is going wrong.) - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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