John Keats Quote
“A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.”
Endymion (1818), Book I
“She dwells with Beauty—Beauty that must die; And Joy, whose hand is ever at his lips Bidding adieu.”
Ode on Melancholy l. 21 (1820)
“"Beauty is truth, truth beauty," - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”
The Complete Works of John Keats, Volume 2, edited by Harry Buxton Forman, T. Y. Crowell & Company, 1818, p. 105, "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
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.