Walt Whitman

1819 - 1892

A Quote by Walt Whitman on accidents, animals, balance, hunger, and ridicule

O to be self-balanced for contingencies, To confront night, storms, hunger, ridicule, accidents, rebuffs as the trees and the animals do.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on books and glory

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on women

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A woman waits for me, she contains all, nothing lacking.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on cities, good, and songs

A Song of the good green grass! A song no more of the city streets; A song of farms - a song of the soil of fields. A song with the smell of sun-dried hay, where the nimble pitchers handle the pitch-fork; A song tasting of new wheat, and of fresh-husk'd maize.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on earth

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O Earth, that hast no voice, confide to me a voice! O harvest of my lands! O boundless summer growths! O lavish, brown, parturient earth! O infinite, teeming womb! A verse to seek, to see, to narrate thee.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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A Quote by Walt Whitman

I exist as I am, that is enough.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on awareness, cheerfulness, contentment, and world

I exist as I am, that is enough, If no other in the world be aware I sit content, And if each and all be aware I sit content. One world is aware, and by the far the largest to me, and that is myself, And whether I come to my own today or in ten thousand or ten million years, I can cheerfully take it now, or with equal cheerfulness, I can wait.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

Source: Leaves of Grass

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on country, horses, and peace

Through the ample open door of the peaceful country barn, A sun-lit pasture field, with cattle and horses feeding; And haze, and vista, and the far horizon, fading away.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on day, god, men, men and women, wishes, and women

Why should I wish to see God better than this day? I see something of God each hour of the twenty-four, and each moment then, In the faces of men and women I see God, and in my own face in the glass, I find letters dropped in the street, and every one is signed by God's name, And I leave them where they are, for I know that wheresoe'er I go Others will punctually come forever and forever.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on belief

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I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journeywork of the stars.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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