There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.
More Quotes from Walt Whitman:I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.
And I will show that nothing can happen more beautiful than death.
Seeing, hearing, feeling, are miracles, and each part and tag of me is a miracle.
What a devil art thou, Poverty How many desires - how many aspirations after goodness and truth - how many noble thoughts, loving wishes toward our fellows, beautiful imaginings thou hast crushed under thy heel, without remorse or pause
NOT INOT ANYONE else, can travel that road for you, You must travel it for yourself.
Character and personal force are the only investments worth anything
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Our responsibility as privileged human beings is to pay back for the opportunities we've received.
I think about that "empty" space a lot. That emptiness is what allows for something to actually evolve in a natural way. I've had to learn that over the years - because one of the traps of being an artist is to always want to be creating, always wanting to produce.
Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best.