John Keats

1795 - 1821

A Quote by John Keats on silence

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And then there crept A little noiseless noise among the leaves, Born of the very sigh that silence heaves.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: I Stood Tip-toe upon a Little Hill

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A Quote by John Keats on angels and clarity

E'en like the passage of an angel's tear That falls through the clear ether silently.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: To One who has been long in City pent.

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A Quote by John Keats on philosophy, poets, and virtue

What shocks the virtuous philosopher, delights the chameleon poet.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: Letter to Richard Woodhouse (27 October 1818)

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A Quote by John Keats on angels, heaven, and philosophy

There was an awful rainbow once in heaven: We know her woof, her texture; she is given In the dull catalogue of common things. Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: Lamia. Part ii.

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A Quote by John Keats on departure, life, and time

It can be said of him, when he departed he took a Man's life with him. No sounder piece of British manhood was put together in that eighteenth century of Time.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: Sir Walter Scott. London and Westminster Review, 1838.

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A Quote by John Keats on men, poets, and power

How does the poet speak to men with power, but by being still more a man than they?

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: Burns. Edinburgh Review, 1828.

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A Quote by John Keats on impossibility, love, and poets

A poet without love were a physical and metaphysical impossibility.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: Burns. Edinburgh Review, 1828.

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A Quote by John Keats on excess and poetry

Poetry should please by a fine excess and not by singularity. It should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost as a remembrance.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

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A Quote by John Keats

Open afresh your rounds of starry folds, Ye ardent Marigolds.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

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A Quote by John Keats

Hear ye not the hum Of mighty workings?

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: Addressed to Haydon. Sonnet x.

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