H. P. Lovecraft Quotes

But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false?.. view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

There be those who say that things and places have souls, and there be those who say they have not.. view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

To the scientist there is the joy in pursuing truth which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

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 care to be... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

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

By: H. P. Lovecraft

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 the refinement and pure ideals of the Victorians... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

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

By: H. P. Lovecraft

I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

I fear my enthusiasm flags when real work is demanded of me... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

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 I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess... view

By: H. P. 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!.. view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

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 make him really know what he's talking about... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

Blue, green, grey, white, or black.. view

By: H. P. Lovecraft

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, and insanity... view

By: H. P. Lovecraft