Find important quotes and citations by the author John Keats.
Quote 2746Fanatics have their dreams, wherewith they weave a paradise for a sect
Quote 2745The automobile changed our dress, manners, social customs, vacation habits, the shape of our cities, consumer purchasing patterns, common tastes and positions in intercourse
Quote 2744Four seasons fill the measure of the year; there are four seasons in the mind of man
Quote 2743Mortality weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep
Quote 2742The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy; but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted: thence proceeds mawkishness
Quote 2741A poet is the most unpoetical of anything in existence, because he has no identity - he is continually informing and filling some other body
Quote 2740What occasions the greater part of the world's quarrels? Simply this: Two minds meet and do not understand each other in time enough to prevent any shock of surprise at the conduct of either party
Quote 2739The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing , to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts, not a select party
Quote 2738I equally dislike the favor of the public with the love of a woman, they are both a cloying treacle to the wings of independence
Quote 2737Scenery is fine - but human nature is finer
Quote 2736I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom, one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise
Quote 2735Health is my expected heaven
Quote 2734Negative capability, that is, when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason.
Quote 2733There is not a fiercer hell than the failure in a great object
Quote 2732Poetry 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
Quote 2731I have never yet been able to perceive how anything can be known for truth by consecutive reasoning - and yet it must be
Quote 2730Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated, the energies displayed in it are fine; the commonest man shows a grace in his quarrel
Quote 2729Are there not thousands in the world who love their fellows even to the death, who feel the giant agony of the world, and more, like slaves to poor humanity, labor for mortal good?
Quote 2728I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.
Quote 2727The poetry of the earth is never dead
Quote 2726If poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree, it had better not come at all
Quote 2725I wish to beleave in immortality, I wish to live with you forever.
Quote 2724My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains, my sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk
Quote 2723The Public is a thing I cannot help looking upon as an enemy, and which I cannot address without feelings of hostility
Quote 2722The roaring of the wind is my wife and the stars through the window pane are my children