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?
Quote by Walt Whitman
The earth, that is sufficient, I do not want the constellations any nearer, I know...
Freedom - to walk free and own no superior.
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet...
I accept reality and dare not question it.
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain...
Comrade, I give you my hand, I give you my love more precious than money,...
Whoever degrades another degrades me, And whatever is done or said returns at last to...
The future is no more uncertain than the present.
I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious.
There is no week nor day nor hour when tyranny may not enter upon this...
The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything.
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All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.
When I give, I give myself.
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he...
I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game.
Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and...
The whole theory of the universe is directed unerringly to one single individual.
Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it provokes...