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Walt Whitman

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American Walt Whitman, born on May 31, 1819, is considered to be one of the world's greatest and most influential poets and writers.


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Quote Left Has anyone supposed it lucky to be born? I hasten to inform him or her that it is just as lucky to die, and I know it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Nothing endures but personal qualities. Quote Right
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Quote Left I think I could turn and live with animals, They are so placid and self-contained! I stand and look at them long and long, They do not sweat and whine about their condition, they do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins, they do not make me sick discussing their duty to God, Not one is dissatisfied, not one is demented with the mania of owning things, Not one kneels to another, nor to his kind that lived thousands of years ago, Not one is respectable or unhappy over the whole earth.' Quote Right
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Quote Left The poet judges not as a judge judges but as the sun falling around a helpless thing Quote Right
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Quote Left Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)
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