Words and Quotes
Alain de Botton
Edgar Allan Poe
19 Jan 1809 // 7 Oct 1849
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The Parting Word
I MUST leave thee, lady sweet!/ Months shall waste before we meet;/ Winds are fair, and sails are spread,/ Anchors leave their ocean bed;/ Ere this shining day grow dark,/ Skies shall gird my shorele...
To One in Paradise
Thou wast all that to me, love,/ For which my soul did pine:/ A green isle in the sea, love,/ A fountain and a shrine/ All wreathed with fairy fruits and flowers,/ And all the flowers were mine...
It was many and many a year ago,/ In a kingdom by the sea,/ That a maiden there lived whom you may know/ By the name of Annabel Lee;/ And this maiden she lived with no other thought/ Than to...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
"Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
"A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
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