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Walt Whitman

Date de naissance: 31. mai 1819
Date de décès: 26. mars 1892

Walt Whitman, né le 31 mai 1819 à Long Island et mort le 26 mars 1892 à Camden, est un poète et écrivain américain. Son chef-d'œuvre est sans conteste son recueil de poèmes Feuilles d'herbe .

Citations Walt Whitman

„Be curious, not judgmental.“

—  Walt Whitman

While consistently attributed to Whitman, this popular motivational quote has no source. It is occasionally listed as occurring in Leaves of Grass, but the closest phrase found in that collection is "Be not curious about God."
Disputed
Variante: Be curious, not judgmental.

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„Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.“

—  Walt Whitman

This has become attributed to both Walt Whitman and Helen Keller, but has not been found in either of their published works, and variations of the quote are listed as a proverb commonly used in both the US and Canada in A Dictionary of American Proverbs (1992), edited by Wolfgang Mieder, Kelsie B. Harder and Stewart A. Kingsbury.
Misattributed

„Resist much, obey little.“

—  Walt Whitman, livre Fulles d'herba

Source: Leaves of Grass

„What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the print I have read in my life.“

—  Walt Whitman

Variante: What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.

„I am large, I contain multitudes.“

—  Walt Whitman, livre Fulles d'herba

Leaves of Grass
Variante: I contradict myself. I am large. I contain multitudes.

„I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.“

—  Walt Whitman

Song of Myself, 52
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

„Peace is always beautiful.“

—  Walt Whitman, livre Fulles d'herba

The Sleepers, 7
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)
Source: Leaves of Grass

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