"Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."John Keats on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."John Keats on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."John Keats on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."John Keats on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."John Keats on Mark Twain
"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."