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Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)
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The habit of giving only enhances the desire to give.
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Walt Whitman
The poet judges not as a judge judges but as the sun falling around a helpless thing.
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Walt Whitman
There is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero.
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Walt Whitman
To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad manners are often the most picturesque and significant of all.
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Walt Whitman
Wisdom is not finally tested in the schools, Wisdom cannot be pass'd from one having it to another not having it, Wisdom is of the soul, is not susceptible of proof, is its own proof.
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Walt Whitman
You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; a certain free-margin, and even vagueness - ignorance, credulity - helps your enjoyment of these things.
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Walt Whitman
Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)
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Walt Whitman, "Song of Myself"
I know nothing grander, better exercise, better digestion, more positive proof of the past, the triumphant result of faith in human kind, than a well-contested American national election.
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Walt Whitman, Democratic Vistas
I celebrate myself, and sing myself.
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Walt Whitman, Song of Myself, 1855
Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons. It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
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Walt Whitman, Song of the Open Road

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