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Memories and possibilities are even more hideous than realities.


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That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die.



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

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



Who knows the end? What has risen may sink, and what has sunk may rise. Loathsomeness waits and dreams in the deep, and decay spreads over the tottering cities of men.

Who knows the end? What has risen may sink, and what has sunk may rise. Loathsomeness waits and dreams in the deep, and decay spreads over the tottering cities of men.



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The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown



If I am mad, it is mercy! May the gods pity the man who in his callousness can remain sane to the hideous end!

If I am mad, it is mercy! May the gods pity the man who in his callousness can remain sane to the hideous end!



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

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



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

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



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.

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.



The Old Ones were, the Old Ones are, and the Old Ones shall be. Not in the spaces we know, but between them. They walk serene and primal, undimensioned and to us unseen.

The Old Ones were, the Old Ones are, and the Old Ones shall be. Not in the spaces we know, but between them. They walk serene and primal, undimensioned and to us unseen.



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.

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.





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