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Best HP Lovecraft Quotes :

hp lovecraft quotes: The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind. — HP Lovecraft

Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane. — HP Lovecraft

The most merciful thing in the world is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. — HP Lovecraft

That is not dead which can eternal lie, and with strange aeons even death may die. — HP Lovecraft

It is good to be a cynic — it is better to be a contented cat — and it is best not to exist at all. — HP Lovecraft

hp lovecraft quotes about religion: Religion is still useful among the herd - that it helps their orderly conduct as nothing else could.
Religion is still useful among the herd – that it helps their orderly conduct as nothing else could. — HP Lovecraft

To be bitter is to attribute intent and personality to the formless, infinite, unchanging and unchangeable void. — HP Lovecraft

May the gods pity the man who in his callousness can remain sane to the hideous end! HP Lovecraft

The eternal in the ephemeral; the past in the present; the infinite in the finite; these are to me the springs of delight and beauty. — HP Lovecraft

Creative minds are uneven, and the best of fabrics have their dull spots. — HP Lovecraft

lovecraft quotes: Ultimate horror often paralyzes memory in a merciful way.
Ultimate horror often paralyzes memory in a merciful way. — HP Lovecraft

If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity. — HP Lovecraft

We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. — HP Lovecraft

No new horror can be more terrible than the daily torture of the commonplace. — HP Lovecraft

I felt myself on the edge of the world; peering over the rim into a fathomless chaos of eternal night. — HP Lovecraft

hp lovecraft quotes about madness: Only poetry or madness could do justice to the noises.
Only poetry or madness could do justice to the noises. — HP Lovecraft

Man is most contemptible when compared with his own pretensions. — HP Lovecraft

I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness. — HP Lovecraft

Do not call up that which you cannot put down. — HP Lovecraft

The ignorant and the deluded are in a strange way to be envied. — HP Lovecraft

hp lovecraft quotes about the sea: Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of time.
Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of time. — HP Lovecraft

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! — HP Lovecraft

Atmosphere, not action, is the great desideratum of weird fiction. — HP Lovecraft

No death, no doom, no anguish can arouse the surpassing despair which flows from a loss of identity. — HP Lovecraft

An isolated person requires correspondence as a means of seeing his ideas as others see them. — HP Lovecraft

best lovecraft quotes: Our brains deliberately make us forget things, to prevent insanity.
Our brains deliberately make us forget things, to prevent insanity. — HP Lovecraft

I could not write about ‘ordinary people’ because I am not in the least interested in them. — HP Lovecraft

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One can never produce anything as terrible and impressive as one can awesomely hint about. — HP Lovecraft

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One cannot be too careful in the selection of adjectives for descriptions. — HP Lovecraft

All rationalism tends to minimalise the value and the importance of life and to decrease the sum total of human happiness. — HP Lovecraft

quotes by hp lovecraft: Memories and possibilities are even more hideous than realities.
Memories and possibilities are even more hideous than realities. — HP Lovecraft

To know the truths behind reality is a far greater burden. — HP Lovecraft

The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination. — HP Lovecraft

Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end. — HP Lovecraft

To the scientist, there is the joy in pursuing truth which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth. — HP Lovecraft

dark hp lovecraft quotes: It is a mistake to fancy that horror is associated inextricably with darkness, silence, and solitude.
It is a mistake to fancy that horror is associated inextricably with darkness, silence, and solitude. — HP Lovecraft

From even the greatest of horrors irony is seldom absent. — HP Lovecraft

The man of truth has learned that illusion is the one reality, and that substance is the great impostor. — HP Lovecraft

Memory sometimes makes merciful deletions. — HP Lovecraft

We are all roamers of vast spaces and travelers in many ages. — HP Lovecraft

short hp lovecraft quotes: Ordinary matters make up the greater part of human experience.
Ordinary matters make up the greater part of human experience. — HP Lovecraft

The only saving grace of the present is that it’s too damned stupid to question the past very closely. — HP Lovecraft

Nothing is so intimately a part of a man as his library. It contains just what the possessor wants to look at most often. — HP Lovecraft

Men of broader intellect know that there is no sharp distinction betwixt the real and the unreal. — HP Lovecraft

HP Lovecraft Fear Quotes :

hp lovecraft fear quote: Fear best lends itself to the creation of Nature-defying illusions.
Fear best lends itself to the creation of Nature-defying illusions. — HP Lovecraft

Unhappy is he to whom the memories of childhood bring only fear and sadness. — HP Lovecraft

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. — HP Lovecraft

I fear my enthusiasm flags when real work is demanded of me. — HP Lovecraft

HP Lovecraft Quotes About Life And Dreams :

hp lovecraft quotes about life: I am a student of life, and don't want to miss any experience.
I am a student of life, and don’t want to miss any experience. — HP Lovecraft

When the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to their own, there come inspirations and capabilities impossible at any less magical and quiet hour. — HP Lovecraft

All life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference between those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings. — HP Lovecraft

the outsider hp lovecraft quotes: I love to dream, but I never try to dream and think at the same time.
I love to dream, but I never try to dream and think at the same time. — HP Lovecraft

Sometimes less material life is our truer life, and our vain presence on the terraqueous globe is itself the secondary or merely virtual phenomenon. — HP Lovecraft

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How little does the earth self know life and its extent! How little, indeed, ought it to know for its own tranquility! — HP Lovecraft

Life is a hideous thing, and from the background behind what we know of it peer demoniacal hints of truth which make it sometimes a thousandfold more hideous. — HP Lovecraft