Howard Philip Lovecraft

A Quote by Howard Philip Lovecraft on emotion, fear, kindness, and mankind

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.

Howard Philip Lovecraft

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A Quote by Howard Philip Lovecraft on certainty, darkness, and fear

The darkness always teemed with unexplained sound - and yet he sometimes shook with fear lest the noises he heard subside and allow him to hear certain other fainter noises which he suspected were lurking behind them.

Howard Philip Lovecraft

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A Quote by Howard Philip Lovecraft on providence

I am Providence

Howard Philip Lovecraft

Source: (Swan Point Cemetery; Providence, Rhode Island)

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A Quote by Howard Philip Lovecraft on mercy, mind, and world

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.

Howard Philip Lovecraft

Source: The Call of Cthulhu

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A Quote by Howard Philip Lovecraft on ignorance

We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.

Howard Philip Lovecraft

Source: The Call of Cthulhu

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