Edgar Allan Poe Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Edgar Allan Poe quotes, Edgar Allan Poe sayings, and Edgar Allan Poe proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

We loved with a love that was more than love. Edgar Allan Poe
At midnight, in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon. Edgar Allan Poe
To observe attentively is to remember distinctly. Edgar Allan Poe
In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me. Edgar Allan Poe
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and the other begins? Edgar Allan Poe
I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom. Edgar Allan Poe
'Prophet!' said I, 'thing of evil! — prophet still, if bird or devil!' Edgar Allan Poe
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins? Edgar Allan Poe
Helen, thy beauty is to me / Like those Nicean barks of yore, / That gently, o'er a perfumed sea, / The weary, wayworn wanderer bore / To his own native shore. Edgar Allan Poe
We loved with a love that was more than love. Edgar Allan Poe
We loved with a love that was more than love. Edgar Allan Poe
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. Edgar Allan Poe
I became insane with long intervals of horrible sanity. Edgar Allan Poe
Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence - whether much that is glorious - whether all that is profound - does not spring from disease of thought - from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect. Edgar Allan Poe
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered. Edgar Allan Poe
We loved with a love that was more than love. Edgar Allan Poe
We loved with a love that was more than love. Edgar Allan Poe
Never to suffer would have been never to have been blessed. Edgar Allan Poe
Never to suffer would have been never to have been blessed. Edgar Allan Poe
We loved with a love that was more than love. Edgar Allan Poe
There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion. Edgar Allan Poe
We loved with a love that was more than love. Edgar Allan Poe
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. Edgar Allan Poe
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it. Edgar Allan Poe
Sound loves to revel in a summer night. Edgar Allan Poe
At midnight, in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon. Edgar Allan Poe
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. Edgar Allan Poe
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat. Edgar Allan Poe
I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. Edgar Allan Poe