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Edgar Allan Poe Truth

Edgar Allan Poe | truth

It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.

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Edgar Allan Poe Truth

Edgar Allan Poe | truth

Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.

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Edgar Allan Poe Time

Edgar Allan Poe | time

The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.

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Edgar Allan Poe science

Edgar Allan Poe | science

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.

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Edgar Allan Poe religion

Edgar Allan Poe | religion

A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this – that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made – not to understand – but to feel – as crime.

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Edgar Allan Poe religion

Edgar Allan Poe | religion

All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.

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Edgar Allan Poe power

Edgar Allan Poe | power

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.

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Edgar Allan Poe poetry

Edgar Allan Poe | poetry

With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.

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Edgar Allan Poe poetry

Edgar Allan Poe | poetry

I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.

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Edgar Allan Poe poetry

Edgar Allan Poe | poetry

All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.

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