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Quote: I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.


Quote: I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.


Quote: 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. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

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: Stupidity is a talent for misconception. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

Stupidity is a talent for misconception.


Quote: I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.


Quote: It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.


Quote: The rudiment of verse may, possibly, be found in the spondee. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

The rudiment of verse may, possibly, be found in the spondee.


Quote: In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.


Quote: 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. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

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: That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward.


Quote: Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.


Quote: A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this -- that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made -- not to understand -- but to feel -- as crime. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this -- that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made -- not to understand -- but to feel -- as crime.


Quote: It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.


Quote: Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.


Quote: Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.


Quote: Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of photo of author Edgar Allan Poe with quote

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.


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