Walt Whitman Quotes

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Walt Whitman quotes: Something there is more immortal even than the stars. Something there is more immortal even than the stars.
Walt Whitman quotes: Dearest comrades, all is over and long gone, But love is not over ... Dearest comrades, all is over and long gone, But love is not over ...
Walt Whitman quotes: There's no doubt that I've deserved my enemies, but I don't think I've deserved my friends. There's no doubt that I've deserved my enemies, but I don't think I've deserved my friends.
Walt Whitman quotes: The whole purpose of the universe is unerringly aimed at one thing - you. The whole purpose of the universe is unerringly aimed at one thing - you.
Walt Whitman quotes: I love doctors and hate their medicine. I love doctors and hate their medicine.
Walt Whitman quotes: There was a child went forth every day,And the first object he looked upon, that object he became ... There was a child went forth every day,
And the first object he looked upon, that object he became ...
Walt Whitman quotes: Forsake all inhibitions, Pursue thy dreams. Forsake all inhibitions, Pursue thy dreams.
Walt Whitman quotes: My words itch at your ears till you understand them My words itch at your ears till you understand them
Walt Whitman quotes: I see the cliffs, glaciers, torrents, valleys of Switzerland - I mark the long winters and the isolation. I see the cliffs, glaciers, torrents, valleys of Switzerland - I mark the long winters and the isolation.
Walt Whitman quotes: O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself. O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself.
Walt Whitman quotes: I tramp a perpetual journey. I tramp a perpetual journey.
Walt Whitman quotes: O the joy of the strong-brawn'd fighter, towering in the arena in perfect condition, conscious of power, thirsting to meet his opponent. O the joy of the strong-brawn'd fighter, towering in the arena in perfect condition, conscious of power, thirsting to meet his opponent.
Walt Whitman quotes: I visit the orchards of God and look at the spheric productAnd look at quintillions ripened, and look at quintillions green. I visit the orchards of God and look at the spheric product
And look at quintillions ripened, and look at quintillions green.
Walt Whitman quotes: I am the man, I suffered, I was there. I am the man, I suffered, I was there.
Walt Whitman quotes: The best writing has no lace on its sleeves. The best writing has no lace on its sleeves.
Walt Whitman quotes: I swear to you, there are divine things more beautiful than words can tell I swear to you, there are divine things more beautiful than words can tell
Walt Whitman quotes: Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes. Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.
Walt Whitman quotes: The future is no more uncertain than the present. The future is no more uncertain than the present.
Walt Whitman quotes: Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me. Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.
Walt Whitman quotes: Camden was originally an accident, but I shall never be sorry I was left over in Camden. It has brought me blessed returns. Camden was originally an accident, but I shall never be sorry I was left over in Camden. It has brought me blessed returns.
Walt Whitman quotes: The press of my foot to the earth springs a hundred affections,They scorn the best I can do to relate them. The press of my foot to the earth springs a hundred affections,
They scorn the best I can do to relate them.
Walt Whitman quotes: Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch. Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.
Walt Whitman quotes: Charity and personal force are the only investments worth anything. Charity and personal force are the only investments worth anything.
Walt Whitman quotes: I will You, in all, Myself, with promise to never desert you, To which I sign my name. I will You, in all, Myself, with promise to never desert you,
To which I sign my name.
Walt Whitman quotes: I am not contain'd between my hat and my boots. I am not contain'd between my hat and my boots.
Walt Whitman quotes: Do you guess I have some intricate purpose? Well I have, for the Fourth-month showers have, and the mica on the side of a rock has. Do you guess I have some intricate purpose? Well I have, for the Fourth-month showers have, and the mica on the side of a rock has.
Walt Whitman quotes: The beautiful uncut hair of graves. The beautiful uncut hair of graves.
Walt Whitman quotes: I do not call one greater and one smaller, that which fills it period and place is equal to any. I do not call one greater and one smaller, that which fills it period and place is equal to any.
Walt Whitman quotes: And I will show of male and female that either is but the equal of the other. And I will show of male and female that either is but the equal of the other.
Walt Whitman quotes: Of all the earth her heart most full of sorrow because most full of love. Of all the earth her heart most full of sorrow because most full of love.
Walt Whitman quotes: To drive free, to love free, to court destruction with taunts. One brief house of madness and joy! To drive free, to love free, to court destruction with taunts. One brief house of madness and joy!
Walt Whitman quotes: What will be will be well - for what is is well,To take interest is well, and not to take interest is well. What will be will be well - for what is is well,
To take interest is well, and not to take interest is well.
Walt Whitman quotes: The earth recedes from me into the night, I saw that it was beautiful . . . . and I see that what is not the earth is beautiful. The earth recedes from me into the night, I saw that it was beautiful . . . . and I see that what is not the earth is beautiful.
Walt Whitman quotes: Peace is always beautiful. Peace is always beautiful.
Walt Whitman quotes: From this hour, freedom! Going where I like, my own master ... From this hour, freedom! Going where I like, my own master ...
Walt Whitman quotes: As to me,I know of nothing but miracles. As to me,I know of nothing but miracles.
Walt Whitman quotes: The real war will never get in the books. The real war will never get in the books.
Walt Whitman quotes: I am not contain'd between my hat and boots. I am not contain'd between my hat and boots.
Walt Whitman quotes: A great city is that which has the greatest men and women. A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.
Walt Whitman quotes: See ever so far, there is limitless space outside of that,Count ever so much, there is limitless time around that."-from "Song of Myself See ever so far, there is limitless space outside of that,
Count ever so much, there is limitless time around that."
-from "Song of Myself
Walt Whitman quotes: It is only the novice in political economy who thinks it is the duty of government to make its citizens happy - government has no such office. It is only the novice in political economy who thinks it is the duty of government to make its citizens happy - government has no such office.
Walt Whitman quotes: The President eats dirt and excrement for his daily meals, likes it and tries to force it on The States. The President eats dirt and excrement for his daily meals, likes it and tries to force it on The States.
Walt Whitman quotes: I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best. I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Walt Whitman quotes: Surely whoever speaks to me in the right voice, him or her shall I follow. Surely whoever speaks to me in the right voice, him or her shall I follow.
Walt Whitman quotes: From imperfection's murkiest cloud,Darts always forth one ray of perfect light,One flash of Heaven's glory."-from "Song of the Universal From imperfection's murkiest cloud,
Darts always forth one ray of perfect light,
One flash of Heaven's glory."
-from "Song of the Universal
Walt Whitman quotes: The earth remains jagged and broken only to him or her who remains jagged and broken. The earth remains jagged and broken only to him or her who remains jagged and broken.
Walt Whitman quotes: The poet is individual - he is complete in himself: the others are as good as he; only he sees it, and they do not. The poet is individual - he is complete in himself: the others are as good as he; only he sees it, and they do not.
Walt Whitman quotes: I find no sweeter fat than sticks to my own bones. I find no sweeter fat than sticks to my own bones.
Walt Whitman quotes: What has miserable, inefficient Mexico ... to do with the great mission of peopling the New World with a noble race? What has miserable, inefficient Mexico ... to do with the great mission of peopling the New World with a noble race?
Walt Whitman quotes: Not one escaped to tell the fall of Alamo,The hundred & fifty are dumb yet at Alamo. Not one escaped to tell the fall of Alamo,
The hundred & fifty are dumb yet at Alamo.
Walt Whitman quotes: The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything. The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything.
Walt Whitman quotes: Old age: The estuary that enlarges and spreads itself grandly as it pours into the Great Sea. Old age: The estuary that enlarges and spreads itself grandly as it pours into the Great Sea.
Walt Whitman quotes: In all people I see myself - none more, and not one a barleycorn less; And the good or bad I say of myself, I say of them. In all people I see myself - none more, and not one a barleycorn less; And the good or bad I say of myself, I say of them.
Walt Whitman quotes: To confront night, storms, hunger, ridicule, accidents, rebuffs, as the trees and animals do."Me imperturbe To confront night, storms, hunger, ridicule, accidents, rebuffs, as the trees and animals do."

Me imperturbe
Walt Whitman quotes: O to be self-balanced for contingencies, to confront night, storms, hunger, ridicule, accidents, rebuffs, as the trees and animals do. O to be self-balanced for contingencies, to confront night, storms, hunger, ridicule, accidents, rebuffs, as the trees and animals do.
Walt Whitman quotes: I do not seek good fortune - I am good fortune! I do not seek good fortune - I am good fortune!
Walt Whitman quotes: I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person. I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.
Walt Whitman quotes: I dream in my dream all the dreams of the other dreamers,And I become the other dreamers. I dream in my dream all the dreams of the other dreamers,
And I become the other dreamers.
Walt Whitman quotes: Happiness, not in another place but this place ... not for another hour, but this hour. Happiness, not in another place but this place ... not for another hour, but this hour.
Walt Whitman quotes: The most affluent man is he that confronts all the shows he sees by equivalents out of the stronger wealth of himself. The most affluent man is he that confronts all the shows he sees by equivalents out of the stronger wealth of himself.
Walt Whitman quotes: I will be your poet, I will be more to you than to any of the rest. I will be your poet, I will be more to you than to any of the rest.
Walt Whitman quotes: All I mark as my own you shall offset it with your own,Else it were time lost listening to me. All I mark as my own you shall offset it with your own,
Else it were time lost listening to me.
Walt Whitman quotes: Stand up for the Crazy and Stupid Stand up for the Crazy and Stupid
Walt Whitman quotes: Beautiful that war and all its deeds of carnage, must in time be utterly lost; Beautiful that war and all its deeds of carnage, must in time be utterly lost;
Walt Whitman quotes: Shut not your doors to me proud libraries. Shut not your doors to me proud libraries.
Walt Whitman quotes: I accept Time absolutely. It alone is without flaw, It alone rounds and completes all, That mystic baffling wonder. I accept Time absolutely.
It alone is without flaw,
It alone rounds and completes all,
That mystic baffling wonder.
Walt Whitman quotes: Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won. Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Walt Whitman quotes: The ecstasy is so short but the forgetting is so long. The ecstasy is so short but the forgetting is so long.
Walt Whitman quotes: Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me