Walt Whitman Quotes

I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.
Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. Native Moments.
I see her close beside me with silent lips sad and tremulous.
Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. Once I Pass'd through a Populous City (l. 7). . . The Complete Poems [Walt Whitman]. Francis Murphy, ed. (1975; repr. 1986) Penguin Books.
And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.
Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. "Song of Myself," sct. 48, Leaves of Grass (1855).
And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero.
Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. Song of Myself, sect. 48, Leaves of Grass (1855).
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. "Song of Myself," sct. 31, Leaves of Grass (1855).
O the joy of the strong-brawn'd fighter, towering in the arena in perfect condition, conscious of power, thirsting to meet his opponent.
Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. "Calamus: A Song of Joys," Leaves of Grass (1855).
I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious.
Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. "Song of Myself," sct. 24, Leaves of Grass (1855).
How beggarly appear arguments before a defiant deed!
Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. "Song of the Broad Axe," sect. 6.
The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.
Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. Song of the Broad Axe, sct. 3.