Quotes by Poet Walt Whitman


“Be curious, not judgmental.”

“Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.”

“Do anything, but let it produce joy.”

“Resist much, obey little.”

“Re-examine all you have been told…Dismiss what insults your Soul.”

“The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.”

“Peace is always beautiful.”

“I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.”

“If you done it, it ain’t bragging.”

“Behold, I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.”

“Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.”



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