"I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."John Keats on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."John Keats on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."John Keats on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."John Keats on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."John Keats on Fran Lebowitz
"The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate."
"A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases it will never pass into nothingness."
"'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know."
"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."
"What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth."