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About John Keats
John was an English Poet whose romantic poems made him popular. He, however, had a short life span. He lost his life to tuberculosis when he was in his early twenties. His popularity rather grew after his death, though his works were not well received when he was alive.
He had been a writer for just over five years before he died but only had the chance to publish four of his works.
John was the son of Frances Jennings and Thomas Keats. He had three siblings named George, Frances Mary and Thomas who are all dead currently.
His writing is usually described as sensual and very romantic, especially as seen in his works in “The Series of Ode”.
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Famous quotes by John Keats
'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.John Keats
A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases it will never pass into nothingness.John Keats
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?John Keats
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.John Keats
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more - I could be martyred for my religion - Love is my religion - I could die for that.John Keats
I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks, your loveliness and the hour of my death. O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.John Keats
I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.John Keats
I 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.John Keats
Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.John Keats
Love is my religion - I could die for it.John Keats
My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk.John Keats
Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.John Keats
Now a soft kiss - Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss.John Keats
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.John Keats
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.John Keats
Poetry should... should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.John Keats
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.John Keats
Scenery is fine - but human nature is finer.John Keats
The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.John Keats
The poetry of the earth is never dead.John Keats
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
There is not a fiercer hell than the failure in a great object.John Keats
There is nothing stable in the world uproar's your only music.John Keats
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.John Keats
With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.John Keats
You speak of Lord Byron and me there is this great difference between us. He describes what he sees I describe what I imagine. Mine is the hardest task.John Keats
John Keats' Popularity
John Keats was a famous English poet, who was born on October 31, 1795. As a person born on this date, John Keats is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (October 31).
People born on October 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. John Keats is the 397th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to John Keats' birthday, John Keats is the 418th most famous English and ranks 88th in famous people born in London, England, UK.
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