"The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Edgar Allan Poe on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Edgar Allan Poe on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Edgar Allan Poe on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Edgar Allan Poe on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Edgar Allan Poe on Dalai Lama
"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?"