Walt Whitman
New York / United States

Quotes

11 November 2014
Rugged, mountainous, volcanic, he was himself more a French revolution than any of his volumes.
11 November 2014
I will put in my poems, that with you is heroism, upon land and sea—And I will report all heroism from an American point of view.
11 November 2014
And I will show that nothing can happen more beautiful than death.
11 November 2014
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.
11 November 2014
As soon as histories are properly told there is no more need of romances.
11 November 2014
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
11 November 2014
O the joy of the strong-brawn'd fighter, towering in the arena in perfect condition, conscious of power, thirsting to meet his opponent.
11 November 2014
I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious.
11 November 2014
How beggarly appear arguments before a defiant deed!
11 November 2014
The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.

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