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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 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 Answer That you are here---that life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse. Quote Right
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Quote Left Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed. Quote Right
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Quote Left And I will show that nothing can happen more beautiful than death. Quote Right
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Quote Left From the beach the child holding the hand of her father, Those burial clouds that lower victorious soon to devour all,... Quote Right
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