"The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."John Keats on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."John Keats on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."John Keats on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."John Keats on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."John Keats on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration."