English Romantic poet John Keats is counted amongst the main figures of the second generation of Romantic poets along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Even though Keats died at the young age of 25, it was not before he had created a significant amount of literary output that earned him acclaim for long after his death. Keats’ poetry is characterized by sensual imagery, as was common in Romantic poetry of his era. Even though not famous during his lifetime, his popularity catapulted to great heights in the years following his untimely death from tuberculosis. Highly prolific in life, he left behind some works which eventually made him one of the most beloved of all English poets. Even almost two centuries after his death, he remains a much studied and admired British poet. These poignant quotes by the John Keats are sure to tug at the strings of your heart!