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John Keats

Read through the most famous quotes from John Keats

A thing of beauty is a joy forever: Its loveliness increases; It will never Pass into nothingness.

— John Keats


It ought to come like the leaves to the trees, or it better not come at all.

— John Keats


If poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree it had better not come at all.

— John Keats


I wish I was either in your arms full of faith, or that a Thunder bolt would strike me.

— John Keats

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You speak of Lord Byron and me; there is this great difference between us. He describes what he sees I describe what I imagine. Mine is the hardest task.

— John Keats

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Nothing ever becomes real till experienced – even a proverb is no proverb until your life has illustrated it

— John Keats

#life #reality #experience

I have a habitual feeling of my real life having past, and that I am now leading a posthumous existence.

— John Keats


Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art-- Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like nature's patient, sleepless Eremite.

— John Keats


Tall oaks branch charmed by the earnest stars Dream and so dream all night without a stir.

— John Keats


Scenery is fine -but human nature is finer

— John Keats

#nature #scenery #nature

About John Keats

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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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