"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."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."John Keats on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."John Keats on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."John Keats on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"John Keats on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."John Keats on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."