I refuse putting from me the best that I am.
("Leaves of Grass")
More Quotes from Walt Whitman:Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
Clear and sweet is my soul, clear and sweet is all that is not my soul.
And as to me, I know nothing else but miracles
O to be self-balanced for contingencies, To confront night, storms, hunger, ridicule, accidents, rebuffs as the trees and the animals do.
I wear my hat as I please, indoors or out.
There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe.
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