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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 Our leading men are not of much account and never have been, but the average of the people is immense, beyond all history. Sometimes I think in all departments, literature and art included, that will be the way our superiority will exhibit itself. We will not have great individuals or great leaders, but a great average bulk, unprecedentedly great. Quote Right
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Quote Left Other lands have their vitality in a few, a class, but we have it in the bulk of our people. Quote Right
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Quote Left Thou born to match the gale, (thou art all wings,) To cope with heaven and earth and sea and hurricane, Quote Right
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Quote Left I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends Quote Right
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Quote Left Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling. Quote Right
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