LEAVES OF GRASS Quotes.

1. "  Me imperturbe, standing at ease in Nature,   Master of all or mistress of all, aplomb in the midst of irrational things,   Imbued as they, passive, receptive, silent as they,   Finding my occupation, poverty, notoriety, foibles, crimes, less       important than I thought,   Me toward the Mexican sea, or in the Mannahatta or the Tennessee,       or far north or inland,   A river man, or a man of the woods or of any farm-life of these       States or of the coast, or the lakes or Kanada,   Me wherever my life is lived, O to be self-balanced for contingencies,   To confront night, storms, hunger, ridicule, accidents, rebuffs, as       the trees and animals do."
- Walt Whitman, LEAVES OF GRASS

2. "Resist much, obey little."
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

3. "Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps it is everywhere - on water and land."
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

4. "I am large, I contain multitudes"
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

5. "Do anything, but let it produce joy."
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

6. "Peace is always beautiful."
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

7. "O Me! O life!... of the questions of these recurring; Of the endless trains of the faithless—of cities fill’d with the foolish; Of myself forever reproaching myself, (for who more foolish than I, and who more faithless?) Of eyes that vainly crave the light—of the objects mean—of the struggle ever renew’d; Of the poor results of all—of the plodding and sordid crowds I see around me; Of the empty and useless years of the rest—with the rest me intertwined; The question, O me! so sad, recurring—What good amid these, O me, O life? Answer. That you are here—that life exists, and identity; That the powerful play goes on, and you will contribute a verse."
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

8. "If you want me again look for me under your boot soles."
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

9. "Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won."
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

10. "And as to me, I know nothing else but miracles"
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

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