Comrade, 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?
Quote by Walt Whitman
Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
I may be as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good...
The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem.
The earth, that is sufficient, I do not want the constellations any nearer, I know...
The whole theory of the universe is directed unerringly to one single individual
Simplicity is the glory of expression
And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become...
A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.
The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man...
Re-examine all that you have been told... dismiss that which insults your soul.
I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious.
The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.
The real war will never get in the books.
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
Nothing endures but personal qualities.
Other lands have their vitality in a few, a class, but we have it in...
I find no sweeter fat than sticks to my own bones.
Freedom - to walk free and own no superior.
The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he...