"Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Edgar Allan Poe on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Edgar Allan Poe on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Edgar Allan Poe on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Edgar Allan Poe on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Edgar Allan Poe on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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?"