64 John Keats Quotes On Success In Life

John Keats was an English Romantic poet. He was prominent in the second generation of Romantic poets, with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, though his poems were in publication for only four years before he died of tuberculosis at the age of 25. They were not generally well-received by critics in his lifetime, but his fame grew rapidly after his death. These John Keats quotes will motivate you.

Best John Keats Quotes

  1. “I don’t need the stars in the night I found my treasure All I need is you by my side so shine forever” ~ John Keats
  2. “What is there in thee, Moon! That thou should’st move My heart so potently?” ~ John Keats
  3. “A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” ~ John Keats
  4. “Don’t be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid.” ~ John Keats
  5. “Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.” ~ John Keats

  6. “The 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.” ~ John Keats
  7. “Its better to lose your ego to the One you Love than to lose the One you Love to your Ego” ~ John Keats
  8. “To stay youthful, stay useful.” ~ John Keats
  9. “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,-that is all
    Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.” ~ John Keats
  10. “Shed no tear – O, shed no tear!
    The flower will bloom another year.
    Weep no more – O, weep no more!
    Young buds sleep in the root’s white core.” ~ John Keats
  11. “I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart’s affections, and the truth of imagination.” ~ John Keats
  12. “My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you.” ~ John Keats

  13. “To silence gossip, don’t repeat it.” ~ John Keats
  14. “The excellence of every Art is its intensity.” ~ John Keats
  15. “You are always new, the last of your kisses was ever the sweetest.” ~ John Keats
  16. “Is there another Life? Shall I awake and find all this a dream? There must be we cannot be created for this sort of suffering.” ~ John Keats
  17. “I have so much of you in my heart.” ~ John Keats
  18. “Like a mermaid in sea-weed, she dreams awake, trembling in her soft and chilly nest.” ~ John Keats
  19. “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” ~ John Keats

  20. “If poetry does not come as naturally as leaves to a tree,
    then it better not come at all.” ~ John Keats
  21. “Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success.” ~ John Keats
  22. “Nothing ever becomes real till experienced – even a proverb is no proverb until your life has illustrated it” ~ John Keats
  23. “We have woven a web, you and I, attached to this world but a separate world of our own invention.” ~ John Keats
  24. “And when thou art weary I’ll find thee a bed, Of mosses and flowers to pillow thy head.” ~ John Keats
  25. “Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.” ~ John Keats

  26. “I have had a thousand kisses, for which with my whole soul I thank love—but if you should deny me the thousand and first—‘t would put me to the proof how great a misery I could live through.” ~ John Keats
  27. “Touch has a memory. O say, love say,
    What can I do to kill it and be free
    In my old liberty?” ~ John Keats
  28. “Life is but a day; A fragile dewdrop on its perilous way From a tree’s summit.” ~ John Keats
  29. “The air is all softness.” ~ John Keats

  30. “Love is my religion – I could die for it.” ~ John Keats
  31. “Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making.” ~ John Keats
  32. “Now a soft kiss – Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss.” ~ John Keats Quotes
  33. “Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.” ~ John Keats
  34. “You are always new. The last of your kisses was even the sweetest; the last smile the brightest; the last movement the gracefullest.” ~ John Keats
  35. “My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk.” ~ John Keats
  36. “A hope beyond the shadow of a dream.” ~ John Keats

  37. “Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?” ~ John Keats
  38. “Don’t be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience.” ~ John Keats
  39. “O aching time! O moments big as years!” ~ John Keats
  40. “My mind has been the most discontented and restless one that ever was put into a body too small for it…. I never felt my mind repose upon anything with complete and undistracted enjoyment- upon no person but you. When you are in the room my thoughts never fly out of window: you always concentrate my whole senses” ~ John Keats
  41. “We read fine things but never feel them to the full until we have gone the same steps as the author.” ~ John Keats
  42. “I want a brighter word than bright” ~ John Keats

  43. “The creature has a purpose, and his eyes are bright with it.” ~ John Keats
  44. “Scenery is fine – but human nature is finer.” ~ John Keats
  45. “That which is creative must create itself.” ~ John Keats
  46. “A poem needs understanding through the senses. The point of diving in a lake is not immediately to swim to the shore; it’s to be in the lake, to luxuriate in the sensation of water. You do not work the lake out. It is an experience beyond thought. Poetry soothes and emboldens the soul to accept mystery.” ~ John Keats
  47. “The feel of not to feel it, When there is none to heal it Nor numbed sense to steel it.” ~ John Keats
  48. “Every mental pursuit takes its reality and worth from the ardour of the pursuer.” ~ John Keats
  49. “I have loved the principle of beauty in all things.” ~ John Keats

  50. “I love your hills and I love your dales, And I love your flocks a-bleating; but oh, on the heather to lie together, With both our hearts a-beating!” ~ John Keats
  51. “You have absorb’d me. I have a sensation at the present moment as though I was dissolving.” ~ John Keats
  52. “There is a budding tomorrow in midnight.” ~ John Keats
  53. Failure is in a sense the highway to success, as each discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true.” ~ John Keats
  54. “Even bees, the little almsmen of spring bowers, know there is richest juice in poison-flowers.” ~ John Keats
  55. “I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.” ~ John Keats

  56. “Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer forever.” ~ John Keats
  57. “A man should have the fine point of his soul taken off to become fit for this world.” ~ John Keats
  58. “As the Swiss inscription says: Sprechen ist silbern, Schweigen ist golden,- “Speech is silvern, Silence is golden;” or, as I might rather express it, Speech is of Time, Silence is of Eternity.” ~ John Keats
  59. “With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.” ~ John Keats
  60. “I think we may class the lawyer in the natural history of monsters.” ~ John Keats

  61. “…I leaped headlong into the Sea, and thereby have become more acquainted with the Soundings, the quicksands, and the rocks, than if I had stayed upon the green shore, and piped a silly pipe, and took tea and comfortable advice.” ~ John Keats
  62. “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” ~ John Keats
  63. “There is a budding morrow in midnight.” ~ John Keats
  64. “Through the dancing poppies stole A breeze, most softly lulling to my soul.” ~ John Keats

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