John Keats

1795 - 1821

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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A Quote by John Keats on heart

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What is there in thee, Moon! That thou should'st move My heart so potently?

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: "Endymion"

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A Quote by John Keats on music and tears

Music's golden tongue Flatter'd to tears this aged man and poor.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: The Eve of St. Agnes. Stanza 3.

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A Quote by John Keats on lies and water

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Here lies one whose name was writ in water.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

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A Quote by John Keats on bitterness, death, desires, enemies, heart, lies, mortality, poets, power, water, and words

This Grave contains all that was Mortal of a Young English Poet Who on his Death Bed in the Bitterness of his Heart at the Malicious Power of his Enemies Desired these words to be engraved on his Tomb Stone "Here lies One Whose Name was writ in Water."

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: (Protestant Cemetery; Rome, Italy)

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A Quote by John Keats on happiness

In a drear-nighted December, Too happy, happy tree, Thy branches ne'er remember Their green felicity.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: Stanzas.

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A Quote by John Keats on health and nature

Blessed is the healthy nature; it is the coherent, sweetly co-operative, not incoherent, self-distracting, self-destructive one!

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

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

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A Quote by John Keats on biography, heroism, life, poetry, and world

There is no heroic poem in the world but is at bottom a biography, the life of a man; also it may be said, there is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

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

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A Quote by John Keats on birth, electricity, heroism, nature, pity, and wonder

There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: Letter to George and Georgiana Keats (May 1819)

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A Quote by John Keats on legends

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Asleep in lap of legends old.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: The Eve of St. Agnes. Stanza 15.

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