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A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.   Life
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of...   Nature
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, convivia...   Life
All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.   Life
And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may...   Life
And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral ...   Life
And your very flesh shall be a great poem.   Life
Baseball will take our people out-of-doors, fill them with oxygen, giv...   Life
Be curious, not judgmental.   Life
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give ...   Life
Camerado, I give you my hand, I give you my love more precious than mo...   Life
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am larg...   Life
Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, f...   Life
Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.   Life
Freedom - to walk free and own no superior.   Life
Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can w...   Nature
Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good...   Life
Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were t...   Life
He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.   Life
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.   Life
Here or henceforward it is all the same to me, I accept Time absolutel...   Life
How beggarly appear arguments before a defiant deed!   Life
I accept reality and dare not question it.   Life
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.   Life
I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight org...   Life
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the star...   Nature
I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before, Or else I ...   Life
I celebrate myself, and sing myself.   Life
I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom...   Life
I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious.   Life
I find no sweeter fat than sticks to my own bones.   Life
I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.   Life
I heard what was said of the universe, heard it and heard it of severa...   Life
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my frie...   Life
I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it fou...   Life
I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious abou...   Life
I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game.   Life
If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred.   Life
If you done it, it ain't bragging.   Life
Judging from the main portions of the history of the world, so far, ju...   Life
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind adv...   Life
Nothing can happen more beautiful than death.   Life
Nothing endures but personal qualities.   Life
Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the o...   Life
O lands! O all so dear to me - what you are, I become part of that, wh...   Life
O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you...   Life
O the joy of the strong-brawn'd fighter, towering in the arena in perf...   Life
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as...   Life
Other lands have their vitality in a few, a class, but we have it in t...   Life
Press close bare-bosomed night - press close magnetic nourishing night...   Life
Produce great men, the rest follows.   Life
Re-examine all that you have been told... dismiss that which insults y...   Life
Seasons pursuing each other the indescribable crowd is gathered, it is...   Life
Seeing, hearing, feeling, are miracles, and each part and tag of me is...   Life
Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it p...   Life
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light ...   Life
The beautiful uncut hair of graves.   Life
The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves...   Life
The damp of the night drives deeper into my soul.   Life
The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book.   Life
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives ...   Life
The great city is that which has the greatest man or woman: if it be a...   Life
The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constr...   Life
The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem.   Life
The whole theory of the universe is directed unerringly to one single ...   Life
The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything.   Life
There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe...   Life
There is no week nor day nor hour when tyranny may not enter upon this...   Life
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an ill...   Life
This face is a dog's snout sniffing for garbage, snakes nest in that m...   Life
To die is different from what any one supposed, and luckier.   Life
To have great poets, there must be great audiences too.   Life
To have great poets, there must be great audiences.   Poetry
To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch ...   Life
To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect mirac...   Life
To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad manners are often ...   Life
Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of eve...   Life
We convince by our presence.   Life
What a devil art thou, Poverty! How many desires - how many aspiration...   Life
Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.   Life
When I give I give myself.   Life
Wisdom is not finally tested in the schools, Wisdom cannot be pass'd f...   Life
Youth, large, lusty, loving - Youth, full of grace, force, fascination...   Life