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John Keats

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Life is but a day: A fragile dewdrop on its perilious way From a tree's summit

— John Keats

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Beauty is truth, truth beauty,'--that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. - Ode to a Grecian Urn

— John Keats

#truth #beauty

I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top.

— John Keats

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I have good reason to be content, for thank God I can read and perhaps understand Shakespeare to his depths.

— John Keats

#shakespeare #shakespeare

Whatever the imagination seizes as Beauty must be truth -whether it existed before or not

— John Keats

#beauty #poetry #art

I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.

— John Keats

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The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing -- to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts.

— John Keats

#thinking #intelligence

There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music.

— John Keats

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My imagination is a monastery, and I am its monk

— John Keats

#monastery #imagination

Here lies one whose name was writ on water.

— John Keats

#lasting-words #tombstone-inscription #inspirational

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He wrote later: "I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart's affections and the truth of Imagination – What the imagination seizes as Beauty must be truth – whether it existed before or not – for I have the same Idea of all our Passions as of Love they are all in their sublime creative of essential Beauty" again and again turning to the question of what it means to be a poet. Susan Wolfson. The poems "Fancy" and "Bards of passion and of mirth" were inspired by the garden of Wentworth Place.

He had a significant influence on a diverse range of poets and writers. John Keats (pron. : /ˈkiːts/; 31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English Romantic poet.

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