Reading Poe was like a near-death experience, the kind that makes you feel fragile and free in its wake. I felt almost as though I'd scared myself alive.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
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?
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.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The sky was the color of Edgar Allan Poe's pajamas.