When I was young I once found a book in a Dutch translation, 'The leaves of Grass'. It was the first time a book touched me by its feeling of freedom and open spaces, the way the poet spoke of the ocean by describing a drop of water in his hand. Walt Whitman was offering the world an open hand (now we call it democracy) and my 'Monument for Walt Whitman' became this open hand with mirrors, so you can see inside yourself.
I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be more like my own than any other man's living.gerard manley hopkins
Walt Whitman's a hell of a lot more revolutionary than any Russian poet I've ever heard of.john dos passos
Pogo Brief biography of Walt Kelly Walt Kelly at the Lambiek "Comiclopedia" Walt Kelly: Brief biography at Kirjasto (Pegasos) Official Pogo sitewalt kelly
Being a Disney VoluntEAR reinforces my belief in Walt's vision for The Walt Disney Company to bring happiness to every family in the world.newton lee
In the whole period, from Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson to Edwin Arlington Robinson and Robert Frost, the greatest American poet is Stuart Merrill.stuart merrill
We believe it's the biggest advance in animation since Walt Disney started it all with the release of Snow White 50 years ago.steve jobs
In Walt Whitman democracy is carried into psychology and morals . The various sights, moods, and emotions are given each one vote; they are declared to be all free and equal, and the innumerable commonplace moments of life are suffered to speak like the others. Those moments formerly reputed great are not excluded, but they are made to march in the ranks with their companions plain foot-soldiers and servants of the hour.george santayana
Where is the Mississippi panorama And the girl who played the piano? Where are you, Walt? The Open Road goes to the used-car lot.louis simpson
In the whole period, from Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson to Edwin Arlington Robinson and Robert Frost, the greatest American poet is Stuart Merrill.
Walt Whitman's a hell of a lot more revolutionary than any Russian poet I've ever heard of.
Si hay poes|a en nuestra Ame rica, ella esta en las cosas viejas: en Palenke y Uatla n, en el indio legendario y el inca sensual y fino y en el gran Moctezuma de la silla de oro. Lo dema s es tuyo, demo crataWaltWhitman. If there is poetry in our America, it is in ancient items: in Palenke and Uatla n, in the legendary Indian and in the sensuous and elegant Inca and the great Moctezuma. The rest is yours, democratic Walt Whitman.
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