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Edgar Allan Poe’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Edgar Allan Poe, this article we look at Edgar Allan Poe’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Edgar Allan Poe.

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.

Edgar Allan Poe
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.


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

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


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
 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.


In the Heaven’s above, the angels, whispering to one another, can find, among their burning terms of love, none so devotional as that of ‘Mother.

Edgar Allan Poe
 In the Heaven's above, the angels, whispering to one another, can find, among their burning terms of love, none so devotional as that of 'Mother.


I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.

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 I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.


Who cares how time advances? I am drinking ale today.

Edgar Allan Poe
 Who cares how time advances? I am drinking ale today.


We loved with a love that was more than love.

Edgar Allan Poe
We loved with a love that was more than love.


It is with literature as with law or empire – an established name is an estate in tenure, or a throne in possession.

Edgar Allan Poe
 It is with literature as with law or empire - an established name is an estate in tenure, or a throne in possession.


But Psyche uplifting her finger said: Sadly this star I mistrust

Edgar Allan Poe
 But Psyche uplifting her finger said: Sadly this star I mistrust


From childhood’s hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.

Edgar Allan Poe
 From childhood's hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.

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

Edgar Allan Poe
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.

Edgar Allan Poe
 Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.

Man’s real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.

Edgar Allan Poe
 Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.

The world is a great ocean, upon which we encounter more tempestuous storms than calms.

Edgar Allan Poe
 The world is a great ocean, upon which we encounter more tempestuous storms than calms.

Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.

Edgar Allan Poe
 Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.

The scariest monsters are the ones that lurk within our souls.

Edgar Allan Poe
 The scariest monsters are the ones that lurk within our souls.

The believer is happy. The doubter is wise.

Edgar Allan Poe

There is no beauty without some strangeness

Edgar Allan Poe
There is no beauty without some strangeness

A wise man hears one word and understands two.

Edgar Allan Poe
A wise man hears one word and understands two.

I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.

Edgar Allan Poe
 I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.

Those who gossip with you will gossip about you.

Edgar Allan Poe
 Those who gossip with you will gossip about you.

If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me.

Edgar Allan Poe
 If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me.

A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on.

Edgar Allan Poe
 A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on.

All suffering originates from craving, from attachment, from desire.

Edgar Allan Poe
 All suffering originates from craving, from attachment, from desire.

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