H. P. Lovecraft
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H. P. Lovecraft
There be those who say that things and places have souls, and there be those who say they have not; I dare not say, myself,…
Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end.
I couldn’t live a week without a private library – indeed, I’d part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before…
Heaven knows where I’ll end up – but it’s a safe bet that I’ll never be at the top of anything! Nor do I particularly…
I fear my enthusiasm flags when real work is demanded of me.
But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false?
We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight.
Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places.
To the scientist there is the joy in pursuing truth which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth.
Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion,…
If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England with the fire of the Elizabethans, the correct taste of the Georgians, and…
What a man does for pay is of little significance. What he is, as a sensitive instrument responsive to the world’s beauty, is everything!
But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.
I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.
Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent.
The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
I am disillusioned enough to know that no man’s opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to…
If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest…
Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination.
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