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


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



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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!



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



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





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