Quotes by Walt Whitman

Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet, essayist, and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Simplicity is the glory of expression.

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Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.

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

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Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.

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There is no week nor day nor hour when tyranny may not enter upon this country, if the people lose their roughness and spirit of defiance.

Revolution, DemocracyWalt Whitman
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Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.

Sun, Shadows, Positive QuotesWalt Whitman
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The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.

AmericaWalt Whitman
 
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If you done it, it ain't bragging.

BraggingWalt Whitman
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Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.

Soul, TruthWalt Whitman
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