Edgar Allan Poe

1809 - 1849

A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on day, dreams, eternity, and vision

They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. In their grey visions they obtain glimpses of eternity.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

Source: Eleonora, 1841

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe

Glitter, and in that one word how much of all that is detestable do we express.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on boldness, failure, heart, mountains, songs, and strength

Gaily bedight, A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow, Had journeyed long, Singing a song, In search of Eldorado. But he grew old- This knight so bold- And o'er his heart a shadow Fell as he found No spot of ground That looked like Eldorado. And, as his strength Failed him at length, He met a pilgrim shadow- "Shadow," said he, "Where can it be- This land of Eldorado?" "Over the mountains Of the moon, Down the valley of the shadow, Ride, boldly ride," The shade replied,- "If you seek for Eldorado!"

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

Source: Eldorado

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on justice

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Perched upon a bust of Pallas, just above my chamber door,- Perched, and sat, and nothing more.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

Source: The Raven.

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on contentment, dreams, hope, and world

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.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on boldness, failure, heart, mountains, songs, and strength

Eldorado Gaily bedight, A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow, Had journeyed long, Singing a song, In search of Eldorado. But he grew old - This knight so bold - And o'er his heart a shadow Fell as he found No spot of ground That looked like Eldorado. And, as his strength Failed him at length, He met a pilgrim shadow - "Shadow," said he, "Where can it be - This land of Eldorado?" "Over the mountains Of the Moon, Down the Valley of the Shadow, Ride, boldly ride," The shade replied - "If you seek for Eldorado!"

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

Source: Eldorado

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe

Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore."

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

Source: (Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery; Baltimore, Maryland)

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on glory

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To the glory that was Greece And the grandeur that was Rome.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

Source: To Helen.

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on doubt

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It may well be doubted whether human ingenuity can construct an enigma . . . which human ingenuity may not, by proper application, resolve.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

Source: The Gold Bug

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on life, misery, quiet, rest, soul, time, and tragedy

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.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

Source: Last Words

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