John Keats Quotes

 

Shed no tear - O, shed no tear! The flower will bloom another year Weep no more - O, weep no more Young buds sleep in the root's white core" (winter quotes)

Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.”

You are always new, The last of your kisses was ever the sweetest.

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion I have shudder'd at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion Love is my religion And I could die for that. I could die for you.
- John Keats

Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul

Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.
John Keats

“My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk

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.

The poetry of the earth is never dead

“I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks, your loveliness and the hour of my death. O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.”

I am certain of nothing but the Holiness of the Heart's affections and the Truth of the Imagination”

I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.

“When I have fears that I may cease to be, Before my pen has gleaned my teeming brain

Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid

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