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No formal course in fiction-writing can equal a close and observant perusal of the stories of Edgar Allan Poe or Ambrose Bierce.


H. P. Lovecraft

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Quoth the raven nevermore.
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Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn.

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...And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor shall be lifted--nevermore!
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This instant is the only time there is.
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H.P. LOVECRAFT
I have seen the dark universe yawning
Where the black planets roll without aim,
Where they...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
In youth he had felt the hidden beauty and ecstasy of things, and had been a poet; but poverty and s...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Science, already oppressive with its shocking revelations, will perhaps be the ultimate exterminator...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Το μεγαλύτερο ευτύχημα στον κόσμο είναι η αδυναμία του...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
I am, indeed, an absolute materialist so far as actual belief goes; with not a shred of credence in ...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Throw a stick, and the servile dog wheezes and pants and stumbles to bring it to you. Do the same be...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
There are not many persons who know what wonders are opened to them in the stories and visions of th...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Though at times interested in reforms, notably prohibition (I have never tasted alcoholic liquor), I...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Contrary to what you may assume, I am not a pessimist but an indifferentist- that is, I don't make t...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
I have looked upon all the universe has to hold of horror, and even the skies of spring and flowers ...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
There is in certain ancient things a trace
Of some dim essence --
More than form or weight...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
They worshipped, so they said, the Great Old Ones who lived ages before there were any men, and who ...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Yog-Sothoth knows the gate. Yog-Sothoth is the gate. Yog-Sothoth is the key and guardian of the gate...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
For I have always been a seeker, a dreamer, and a ponderer on seeking and dreaming...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
We all know that any emotional bias -- irrespective of truth or falsity -- can be implanted by sugge...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Religion is still useful among the herd - that it helps their orderly conduct as nothing else could....
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Through all this horror my cat stalked unperturbed. Once I saw him monstrously perched atop a mounta...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
H.P. LOVECRAFT
I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat ...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
At night, when the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to their own, th...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thou...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulu waits dreaming
H.P. LOVECRAFT
It is a mistake to fancy that horror is associated inextricably with darkness, silence, and solitude...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
A mountain walked or stumbled.
H.P. LOVECRAFT
I know always that I am an outsider; a stranger in this century and among those who are still men.
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Creative minds are uneven, and the best of fabrics have their dull spots.
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changele...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
After some time passed in studying - and even imitating - the works of others, I would recommend the...
H P (HENRY PEACH) ROBINSON
Never deprive someone of hope; it may be all they have.
H.
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road...
H.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H.
Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
H.
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
H.
There is nothing in Christianity or Buddhism that quite matches the sympathetic unselfishness of an ...
H. H. MUNRO
Great Socialist statesmen aren't made, they're stillborn
H. H. MUNRO
The softest pillow is a clean conscience.
H. H. SWAMI TEJOMAYANANDA
We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other wedded couples they sometim...
H. H. MUNRO
The people of Crete unfortunately make more history than they can consume locally
H. H. MUNRO
In baiting a mouse-trap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse
H. H. MUNRO
Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts.
H. H. MUNRO
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
H. H. MUNRO
Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.
H. H. WILLIAMS
Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.
H H WILLIAMS
He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
H. H. MUNRO
Be tender towards the fault of others, be strict towards your own.
H. H. SWAMI TEJOMAYANANDA
His socks compelled one's attention without losing one's respect
H. H. MUNRO
People yield more consideration to a mutilated mealtime or a broken night's rest than ever they woul...
H. H. MUNRO
Some are destined to succeed, some are determined to succeed.
H. H. SWAMI TEJOMAYANANDA
An Altar in life, alters our life.
H. H. SWAMI TEJOMAYANANDA
Important things are not things.
H. H. SWAMI TEJOMAYANANDA