"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Edgar Allan Poe on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Edgar Allan Poe on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Edgar Allan Poe on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Edgar Allan Poe on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Edgar Allan Poe on James Dean
"Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'"
"Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears."
"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words."
"I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty."
"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?"