Walt Whitman Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old walt whitman quotes, walt whitman sayings, and walt whitman proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Freedom - to walk free and own no superior.     

Walt Whitman

Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.     

Walt Whitman

Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.     

Walt Whitman

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters is simplicity.     

Walt Whitman

A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.     

Walt Whitman

To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim?the rocks?the motion of the waves?the ships, with men in them, What stranger miracles are there?     

Walt Whitman

I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.     

Walt Whitman

Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul.     

Walt Whitman

Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.     

Walt Whitman

Do anything, but let it produce joy.     

Walt Whitman

Happiness, not in another place but this place, not for another hour, but this hour.     

Walt Whitman

I celebrate myself, and sing myself.     

Walt Whitman

Simplicity is the glory of expression.     

Walt Whitman

In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.     

Walt Whitman

To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim, the rocks, the motion of the waves, the ships with men in them. What stranger miracles are there?     

Walt Whitman

Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.     

Walt Whitman

If you done it, it ain't bragging.     

Walt Whitman

Seeing, hearing and feeling are miracles, and each part and tag of me is a miracle.     

Walt Whitman

To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle.     

Walt Whitman

To me every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.     

Walt Whitman

In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.     

Walt Whitman

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.     

Walt Whitman

Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.     

Walt Whitman

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.     

Walt Whitman

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.     

Walt Whitman

Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you     

Walt Whitman

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.     

Walt Whitman

We were together. I forget the rest.     

Walt Whitman

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.     

Walt Whitman

Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.     

Walt Whitman