John Keats Quotes (250 quotes)
The Complete Works of John Keats, Volume 5, edited by Harry Buxton Forman, T. Y. Crowell & Company, 1820, p. 14, "Letter to Benjamin Robert Haydon, 8 March 1819"
Epitaph for himself (1821). As quoted in: "Life, Letters and Literary Remains of John Keats" (1848) by Richard Monckton Milnes
“I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.”
The Letters Of John Keats (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781417945634
“Many have original minds who do not think it — they are led away by custom — Now it appears to me that almost any man may like the spider spin from his own inwards his own citadel.”
Letter to John Hamilton Reynolds (February 19, 1818). - Letters (1817-1820)
“O for ten years, that I may overwhelm
Myself in poesy; so I may do the deed
That my own soul has to itself decreed.”
Sleep and Poetry, st. 6. - Poems (1817)
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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.