Edgar Allan Poe Quote

I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.


The Unknown Poe: An Anthology of Fugitive Writings (ed. City Lights Books, 1980) - ISBN: 9780872861107

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I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not ...

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I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not ...

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I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not ...

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I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not ...