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Walt Whitman

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I exist as I am, that is enough" Song of Myself by Walt Whitman
PENELOPE DOUGLAS
It was someone from [Walt] Whitman ? I don't recall who.
DON STRASSER
I have never read a line of Walt Whitman.
MARY MACLANE
What would Walt Whitman do?
GARTH RISK HALLBERG
When I give, I give myself
WALT WHITMAN
The only dance masters I could have were Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Walt Whitman and Nietzsche.
ISADORA DUNCAN
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
WALT WHITMAN
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself
WALT WHITMAN
Poetry. I read Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Jane Hirschfield. I like to read Billy Collins out...
AMY TAN
Not for a moment, beautiful aged Walt Whitman, have I failed to see your beard full of butterflies.
FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA
Re-examine all you have been told . . . Dismiss what insults your Soul. -Walt Whitman.
WALT WHITMAN
My hero is Jimmie Rodgers, ... He should be up there with Walt Whitman.
STEVE FORBERT
Pleasured equally
In seeking as in finding,
Each detail minding,
Old Walt went seekin...
LANGSTON HUGHES
I really love poetry. I'm a big E.E. Cummings fan and a big Walt Whitman fan, and I have a big b...
MAE WHITMAN
I gotta say - if I clicked on a movie interview, and the first part was all about Walt Whitman, I...
ADAM MCKAY
'Beloved Renegade' is a meditation on Walt Whitman, on tenderness, on dying.
ROBERT GOTTLIEB
The poetry of Walt Whitman. I can return again and again to these magnificent poems and still get pl...
ROBERT LITTELL
Comrade, I give you my hand, I give you my love more precious than money, I give you myself before p...
WALT WHITMAN
You can never know where I am or what I am,
But I am good company to you nonetheless,
And ...
HENRY N. BEARD
Behold the day-break!
I awaken you by sitting on your chest and purring in your face,
I st...
HENRY N. BEARD
The noisy jay swoops by and reviles me, he complains of my meow and my malingering.

I too...
HENRY N. BEARD
I situate myself, and seat myself,
And where you recline I shall recline,
For every armcha...
HENRY N. BEARD
Walt Whitman who laid end to end words never seen in each other's company before outside of a dictio...
DAVID LODGE
I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least,
Nor do I understan...
WALT WHITMAN
I am so rich that I must give myself away.
EGON SCHIELE
But I give best when I give from that deeper place; when I give simply, freely and generously, and s...
STEVE GOODIER
Give me life, give me pain, give me myself again.
TORI AMOS
When obedience to God contradicts what I think will give me pleasure, let me ask myself if I love Hi...
ELISABETH ELLIOT
I steal from the rich to give to myself.
ROBERT THIER
I am yours.
Don't give myself back to me.
JALALUDDIN MEVLANA RUMI
I wrote the book in order to give myself permission,
TERRY MCMILLAN
I give myself strength by staying away from any music.
ALANNAH MYLES
when life give me a lemon, i make myself an iced tea. mixed it up, it became my favorite
AYET LEE CYRUS WINDWALKER
Undrape! you are not guilty to me, nor stale nor discarded,
I see through the broadcloth and g...
WALT WHITMAN
Walt Whitman defended the sacredness of love, the purity of passion - the passion that builds every ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I don't give myself titles. I don't think of that.
CANELO ALVAREZ
I will never give myself the luxury of thinking, 'I've made it.'
ZAHA HADID
I take life as it happens. And I give myself a lot of freedom.
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER
I feel quite lonely but I cannot allow myself to give up.
MATIAS MONDSCHEIN
"I love the nostalgic myself. I hope we never lose some of the things of the past." — Walt Disney
WALT DISNEY
I give myself very good advice, but I very seldom follow it.
LEWIS CARROLL
I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
MARY WORTLEY MONTAGU
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
MARY MONTAGU
I give myself sometimes admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it
MARY WORLEY MONTAGU
Walt Whitman, he who laid end to end words never seen in each other's company before outside of ...
DAVID LODGE
I give myself sometimes admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it
MARY WORLEY MONTAGU
I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be more like my own than any other man's li...
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS
When I wrote 'Fight Song,' I was in a particular low point. I needed to remind myself to not...
RACHEL PLATTEN
When I see a new artist I give myself a lot of time to reflect and decide whether it's art or no...
ANSELM KIEFER
When I stopped seeing my mother with the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth t...
NANCY FRIDAY
When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birt...
NANCY FRIDAY
Walt Whitman is the only great modern poet who does not seem to experience discord when he faces his...
OCTAVIO PAZ
I had to give myself permission to act, then others agreed.
EDIE MCCLURG
For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer. (Psalms 109:4)
BIBLE
If I could believe in myself, why not give other improbabilities the benefit of the doubt?
DAVID SEDARIS
I knew not to give the best of myself to the worst of people.
A.S. KING
I give and give, even when I get nothing back - and that sets me up for disappointment.
ANGIE STONE
I'm here because I would like to give myself a good draw.
ALICIA MOLIK
I only get ill when I give up drugs
KEITH RICHARDS
I wouldn't ever give myself the label bisexual, but bi-curious, yeah.
ADAM LAMBERT
I am striving to give back the Divine in myself to the Divine in the All.
PLOTINUS
I only get ill when I give up drugs
KEITH RICHARDS
I had a lot to prove to myself, ... I felt like I had a lot more to give.
MATT CULLEN
I have a policy that I get to spend as much on myself as I give away.
JIM CLARK
I just want to give myself the best opportunity to show what I can do. I don't want to short-change ...
D'BRICKASHAW FERGUSON
As I walk'd by myself, I talk'd to myself And myself replied to me; And the questions myself t...
BERNARD BARTON
As I walk'd by myself, I talk'd to myself, And myself replied to me; And the questions mysel...
BERNARD BARTON
I tried to give myself the option of shooting. But (Belfour) took it away, so I made a move.
VINNY LECAVALIER
I am not trying to give an image of a fairytale, perfect, everything else, I am just being myself.
REBECCA LOOS
I felt I came back rather quickly from being ill and didn't give myself the time to reflect.
DELTA GOODREM
I said, I myself eat fresh fish several times a week and give it to my children.
JENS STOLTENBERG
I liken myself to Henry Ford and the auto industry, I give you 90 percent of what most people need.
ADAM OSBORNE
I don't want to give myself grades. I will leave evaluation of my achievements to history.
HELMUT KOHL
I have learned to watch myself and give myself constructive criticism. Although I have to cover my f...
DASCHA POLANCO
I was burdened with an ever-growing heart on the verge of decay. To save myself, I had to give many ...
HUBERT MARTIN
I looked always outside of myself to see what I could make the world give me instead of looking with...
BELLE LIVINGSTONE
One the greatest events in my life was to complete a marathon. I did it to teach myself "NEVER TO GI...
LORRIN L. LEE
I very much dislike writing about myself or my work, and when pressed for autobiographical material ...
SHIRLEY JACKSON
I don't want to see the town give it up. Why give it up when we don't have to?
RALPH CARTER
When I want your opinion I'll give it to you.
LAURENCE J. PETER
In all people I see myself, none more and not one a barleycorn less,
And the good or bad I say ...
WALT WHITMAN
If you ask me about my success story, the secret is I know when to pull myself back. I don't ove...
SONU NIGAM
When you give, give without any expectations.
VISHWAS CHAVAN
Camerado, I give you my hand!
I give you my love more precious than money,
I give you myself ...
WALT WHITMAN
I don't like to give up on people when they need someone not to give up on them.
CARROLL BRYANT
I'm decrepit but I don't want to give up, and I love my work.
HELEN THOMAS
No hot guy should be allowed to have an English accent and drive a motorcycle.
Not to mention w...
JANDY NELSON
I did not see any way that I could possibly give birth to someone else and also give birth to myself...
GLORIA STEINEM
I would give myself a B+ [on the day], ... I had too many shots that were off target. I need to keep...
ANDY WILLIAMS
I can't give you a brain, but I can give you a diploma.
L. FRANK BAUM
I kind of learned that I am way too tough of a critic on myself and that other people are not judgin...
LINDSAY SLOANE
I think remixes give songs more life.
BIG BOI
I see myself as a true modernist. Even when I do a traditional gown, I give it a modern twist. I go ...
VERA WANG
I decide immediately if I like a person and if I do, then I'm myself, and if I don't, then I...
P. J. HARVEY
I don't always give tough love... But when I do It's because I actually love you
DEDRICK D. L. PITTER
If you have total freedom to design, you won't get anything interesting. So I give myself restra...
REI KAWAKUBO
I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give...
OSCAR WILDE
I've always been more in control of my professional life than my personal life. Although I'm...
MARIA CONCHITA ALONSO
I wasn't thinking about the championship ... just focusing on the two triple axels. I'd give myself ...
MAO ASADA
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you trul...
KHALIL GIBRAN

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Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range ...
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Pour down your warmth great sun!
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The earth is rude, silent, incomprehensible at first; Be not discouraged-- keep on-- there are divi...
WALT WHITMAN
The butcher in his killing clothes.
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In the faces of men and women I see God.
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Thunder on! Stride on! Democracy. Strike with vengeful strokes.
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Love the earth and sun and animals, Despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, Stand up for th...
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Where the katydid works her chromatic reed on the walnut-tree over the well.
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Damn all expurgated books; the dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book.
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If any thing is sacred the human body is sacred.
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Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in ...
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And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
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After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found t...
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The poet judges not as a judge judges but as the sun falling around a helpless thing.
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O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I...
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There was a child went forth every day,
And the first object he look'd upon, that object he becam...
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I am larger, better than I thought; I did not know I held so much goodness.

All seems bea...
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We convince by our presence.
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I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belon...
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What do you think has become of the young and old men?
What do you think has become of the women ...
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Camerado! This is no book; who touches this touches a man.
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It is only the novice in political economy who thinks it is the duty of government to make its citiz...
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Freedom -- to walk free and own no superior.
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God is a mean-spirited, pugnacious bully bent on revenge against His children for failing to live up...
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Seeing, hearing and feeling are miracles, and each part and tag of me is a miracle.
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Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes.
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Simplicity is the glory of expression
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In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single w...
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