Edgar Poe

Edgar Poe

writer, founder of the detective genre
And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting...More Edgar Poe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.More Edgar Poe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.More Edgar Poe quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
..bear in mind that, in general, it is the object of our newspapers rather to create a sensation-to make a point-than to further the cause of truth." Dupin in "The Mystery of Marie RogetMore Edgar Poe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was forced to fall back upon the unsatisfactory conclusion, that while, beyond doubt, there are combinations of very simple natural objects which have the power of thus affecting us, still the analysis of this power lies among considerations beyond our depth. It was possible, I reflected, that a mere different arrangement of the particulars of the scene, of the details of the picture, would be sufficient to modify, or perhaps to annihilate its capacity for sorrowful impression.More Edgar Poe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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David Crosby There has never been a communism that worked. They were all dictatorships or oligarchies, every single one. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


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Nobuhiro Watsuki The dead don't desire revenge, but the happiness of the livng. To dirty your small hands would bring joy to no one. -Kenshin to Eiji [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jonathan Safran Foer And she would say, "Today you believe in God?" And he would say, "Today I believe in love". [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More