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Walt Whitman quotes

Walt Whitman quotes

Walt Whitman quotes
Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American journalist and poet. Whitman is most famous for his lifelong work on his book Leaves of Grass. Whitman was concerned with politics throughout his life. He supported the Wilmot Proviso and opposed the extension of slavery generally.

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Walt Whitman quotes
Walt Whitman quotes

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”
― Walt Whitman

“It is a beautiful truth that all men contain something of the artist in them. And perhaps it is the case that the greatest artists live and die, the world and themselves alike ignorant what they possess.”
― Walt Whitman

“Resist much, obey little.”
― Walt Whitman

“We were together. I forget the rest.”
― Walt Whitman

“Be curious, not judgmental.”
― Walt Whitman

“What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the print I have read in my life.”
― Walt Whitman

“Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you.
You must travel it by yourself.
It is not far. It is within reach.
Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know.
Perhaps it is everywhere – on water and land.”
― Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman quotes
Walt Whitman quotes

“I think of few heroic actions, which cannot be traced to the artistical impulse. He who does great deeds, does them from his innate sensitiveness to moral beauty.”
― Walt Whitman

“Do anything, but let it produce joy.”
― Walt Whitman

“Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.”
― Walt Whitman

“I celebrate myself, and sing myself,
And what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.”
― Walt Whitman

“I am a man who, sauntering along without fully stopping, turns a casual look upon you and then averts his face, Leaving it to you to prove and define it, Expecting the main things from you.”
― Walt Whitman

“All truths wait in all things,
They neither hasten their own delivery nor resist it,
They do not need the obstetric forceps of the surgeon.”
― Walt Whitman

“Some people are so much sunlight to the square inch. I am still bathing in the cheer he radiated.”
― Walt Whitman

“Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large — I contain multitudes.”
― Walt Whitman

“I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best. ”
― Walt Whitman

“I am large, I contain multitudes.”
― Walt Whitman

“Peace is always beautiful.”
― Walt Whitman

“Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.”
― Walt Whitman

“I am the poet of the body and I am the poet of the soul…
At another place he sings:
I have said that the soul is not more than the body.”
― Walt Whitman

“I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.”
― Walt Whitman

“I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.”
― Walt Whitman

“I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.”
― Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman quotes
Walt Whitman quotes

“Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.”
― Walt Whitman

“The soul is always beautiful, it appears more or it appears less,
it comes or it lags behind,
It comes from its embowered garden
and looks pleasantly on itself and encloses the world.”
― Walt Whitman

“And your very flesh shall be a great poem.”
― Walt Whitman

“A writer can do nothing for men more necessary, satisfying, than just simply to reveal to them the infinite possibility of their own souls.”
― Walt Whitman

“The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.”
― Walt Whitman

“Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.”
― Walt Whitman

“I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.”
― Walt Whitman

“Pointing to another world will never stop vice among us; shedding light over this world can alone help us.”
― Walt Whitman

“You will hardly know who I am or what I mean,
But I shall be good health to you nevertheless,
And filter and fibre your blood.

Failing to fetch me at first keep encouraged,
Missing me one place search another,
I stop somewhere waiting for you.”
― Walt Whitman

See also:- This Is What You Shall Do poem by Walt Whitman

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