Quotes by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

American poet, essayist, and journalist

Alive from: 1819-1892

Category: Media | Poets (Contemporary)

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    To have great poets, there must be great audiences too.
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    To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle.
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    To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.
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    To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad manners are often the most picturesque and significant of all.
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    Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.
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    We convince by our presence.
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    What a devil art thou, Poverty! How many desires - how many aspirations after goodness and truth - how many noble thoughts, loving wishes toward our fellows, beautiful imaginings thou hast crushed under thy heel, without remorse or pause!
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    Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.
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    When I give I give myself.
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    When I, sitting, heard the astronomer, where he lectured with such applause in the lecture room, how soon, unaccountable, I became tired and sick; Till rising and gliding out, I wandered off by myself, in the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time, looked up in perfect silence at the stars.
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    Youth, large, lusty, loving - Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination?
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    Camerado, I give you my hand, I give you my love more precious than money, I give you myself before preaching or law; Will you give me yourself?
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    The great city is that which has the greatest man or woman: if it be a few ragged huts, it is still the greatest city in the whole world.
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