John Keats Quote

John Keats

"My passions are all asleep from my having slumbered till nearly eleven and weakened the animal fiber all over me to a delightful sensation about three degrees on this sight of faintness -- if I had teeth of pearl and the breath of lilies I should call it languor -- but as I am I must call it laziness. In this state of effeminacy the fibers of the brain are relaxed in common with the rest of the body, and to such a happy degree that pleasure has no show of enticement and pain no unbearable frown. Neither poetry, nor ambition, nor love have any alertness of countenance as they pass by me." John Keats
Add Category or Author

Laziness   

Add Topic

Authors Mentioned:





Add this widget to your website!



You Might Like This Author

Audrey Hepburn
Birth: 1929-05-04 Death: 1993-01-20

"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."

Born in 1929, Audrey almost pursued a career in ballet instead of acting. During World War II, it was said that she danced to raise money for the underground movement. While filming Secret People in 1952, director William Wyler spotted her and believed she'd be perfect for the part of the English princess opposite Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday. It was her breakout performance, for which she won an Oscar. She went on to become one of Hollywood's biggest stars. Her beauty, elegance, charm and humor captivated audiences as well as the actors playing opposite her, leading Cary Grant to onc…



"The words you need by the people you admire."

Copyright © 2002-2013 Great Quotes.com


Contact