Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

writer, founder of the detective genre
There are certain themes of which the interest is all-absorbing, but which are too entirely horrible for the purposes of legitimate fiction.More Edgar Allan Poe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.More Edgar Allan Poe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If I venture to displace ... the microscopical speck of dust... on the point of my finger,... I have done a deed which shakes the Moon in her path, which causes the Sun to be no longer the Sun, and which alters forever the destiny of multitudinous myriads of stars.More Edgar Allan Poe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We now demand the light artillery of the intellect; we need the curt, the condensed, the pointed, the readily diffused -- in place of the verbose, the detailed, the voluminous, the inaccessible.More Edgar Allan Poe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The analytical power should not be confounded with simple ingenuity; for while the analyst is necessarily ingenious, the ingenious man is often remarkably incapable of analysis.More Edgar Allan Poe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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