Walt Whitman Quotes

I know I am deathless…We have thus far exhausted trillions of winters and summers, There are trillions ahead, and trillions ahead of them.

These are the days that must happen to you.

Give me the splendid, silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling.

And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral d rest in his shroud.

If you want me again look for me under your boot soles.

I will sleep no more but arise, You oceans that have been calm within me! how I feel you, fathomless, stirring, preparing unprecedented waves and storms.

I am satisfied … I see, dance, laugh, sing.

Clear and sweet is my soul, clear and sweet is all that is not my soul.

Whoever you are, now I place my hand upon you/ That you may be my poem/ I whisper with my lips close to your ear/ I have loved many women and men, but I love none better than you.

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

In the faces of men and women, I see God.

I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.

I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.

NOT I – NOT ANYONE else, can travel that road for you, You must travel it for yourself.

There was never any more inception than there is now,

Nor any more heaven or hell than there is now.

me! O life!… of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless… of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life?

And will never be any more perfection than there is now,

The future is no more uncertain than the present.

A child said What is the grass? fetching it to me with full hands; How could I answer the child? I do not know what it is any more than he.

Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.

We were together. I forget the rest.

Resist much, obey little.