John Keats Quotes (250 quotes)
“Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.”
The life and letters of John Keats (1867 edition)
Thoughts from Keats (1898 edition)
The Complete Works of John Keats (1820 edition)
Works of John Keats (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607784869
“Poetry should be great and unobtrusive, a thing which enters into one's soul, and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject.”
Letter to John Hamilton Reynolds (Februrary 3, 1818). - Letters (1817-1820)
“Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.”
Selected Letters of John Keats (2005 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674018419
“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.”
The Letters Of John Keats (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781417945634
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Born: October 31, 1795
Died: February 23, 1821 (aged 25)
Bio: John Keats was an English Romantic poet. He was one of the main figures of the second generation of romantic poets along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, despite his work only having been in publication for four years before his death.