H P Lovecraft Quotes (10 quotations)

1. ...all life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and (there is) no cause to value one above the other. - H P Lovecraft

2. ...I have concluded that Literature is no proper pursuit for a gentleman; and that Writing ought never to be consider'd but as an elegant Accomplishment to be indulg'd in with infrequency, and Discrimination. - H P Lovecraft

3. Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane. - H P Lovecraft

4. Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent. - H P Lovecraft

5. I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness... - H P Lovecraft

6. It is only the inferior thinker who hastens to explain the singular and the complex by the primitive shortcut of supernaturalism. - H P Lovecraft

7. That is not dead which can eternal lie And with strange aeons even death may die. - H P Lovecraft

8. The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. - H P Lovecraft

9. The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear. And the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. - H P Lovecraft

10. You have dreamed too well, O wise archdreamer, for you have drawn dream's gods away from the world of all men's vision to that which is wholly yours,... - H P Lovecraft

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