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The future is no more uncertain than the present.

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The future is no more uncertain than the present.

Walt Whitman

Freedom - to walk free and own no superior.

Walt Whitman

When I give I give myself.

Walt Whitman

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.

Walt Whitman

After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.

Walt Whitman

I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.

Walt Whitman

To have great poets, there must be great audiences.

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I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God - I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.

Walt Whitman

There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.

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Judging from the main portions of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.

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I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.

Walt Whitman

A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.

Walt Whitman

Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.

Walt Whitman

Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?

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The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.

Walt Whitman