john keats Quotes

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- J.D. Salinger, Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters & Seymour: An Introduction

I was too much in solitude, and consequently was obliged to be in continual burning of thought, as an only resource.

- John Keats, Letters of John Keats

If I am destined to be happy with you here—how short is the longest Life—I wish to believe in immortality—I wish to live with you for ever.

- John Keats, Letters of John Keats

Can death be sleep, when life is but a dream, And scenes of bliss pass as a phantom by?---"On death

- John Keats, Complete Poems and Selected Letters

You are always new. THe last of your kisses was ever the sweetest; the last smile the brightest; the last movement the gracefullest. When you pass'd my window home yesterday, I was fill'd with as much admiration as if I had then seen you for the first time...Even if you did not love me I could not help an entire devotion to you.

- John Keats, Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne

I must choose between despair and Energy──I choose the latter.

- John Keats, Letters of John Keats

For axioms in philosophy are not axioms until they are proved upon our pulses.

- John Keats, Letters of John Keats

Pensive they sit, and roll their languid eyes.

- John Keats

The world is too brutal for me—I am glad there is such a thing as the grave—I am sure I shall never have any rest till I get there.

- John Keats, Letters of 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, Letters of John Keats

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.