Top 10 Edgar Allen Poe Quotes

Edgar Allen Poe(January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer who was best known for his dark, gothic writing style.  The most famous work of his includes “The Raven” and “The Tell-tale Heart.

Here are the top ten greatest Edgar Allen Poe quotes:

I.

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

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II.

It is a happiness to wonder; it is a happiness to dream.

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III.

Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.

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IV.

Sleep, those little slices of death – how I loathe them.

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V.

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.

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VI.

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.

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VII.

Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.

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VIII.

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

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IX.

There is no exquisite beauty.. without some strangeness in the proportion.

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X.

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

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Thank you Edgar Allen Poe!

Interesting Facts:

  • Edgar Allen Poe was an orphan.
  • He published his first book at age 18.
  • He referred to himself as Eddy.

What are some of your favorite Edgar Allen Poe quotes?

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