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Walt Whitman Quotes

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«Sometimes with one I love, I fill myself with rage, for fear I effuse unreturn'd love; But now I think there is no unreturn'd love-the pay is certain, one way or another; (I loved a certain person ardently, and my love was not return'd; Yet out of that, I have written these songs.)» — Walt Whitman
«The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.» — Walt Whitman
«This is the city, and I am one of the citizens/Whatever interests the rest interests me» — Walt Whitman
«I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.» — Walt Whitman
«I act as the tongue of you, ... tied in your mouth . . . . in mine it begins to be loosened.» — Walt Whitman
«For we cannot tarry here, We must march my darlings, we must bear the brunt of danger, We, the youthful sinewy races, all the rest on us depend, Pioneers! O pioneers!» — Walt Whitman
«...not one escaped to tell the fall of Alamo, The hundred & fifty are dumb yet at Alamo.» — 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 yo» — Walt Whitman
«Argue not concerning God,…re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul…» — Walt Whitman
«I have said that the soul is not more than the body, And I have said that the body is not more than the soul, And nothing, not God, is greater to one than one's-self is,» — Walt Whitman
«And I or you pocketless of a dime, may purchase the pick of the earth.» — Walt Whitman
«This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless, Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done, Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best, Night, sleep, death and the stars.» — Walt Whitman
«Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.» — Walt Whitman
«Peace is always beautiful.» — Walt Whitman
«Resist much. Obey little.» — Walt Whitman
«TO the States or any one of them, or any city of the States, Resist much, obey little, Once unquestioning obedience, once fully enslaved, Once fully enslaved, no nation, state, city of this earth, ever after-ward resumes its liberty.» — Walt Whitman
«When I give, I give myself.» — Walt Whitman
«The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book.» — Walt Whitman
«Copulation is no more foul to me than death is.» — Walt Whitman
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