"I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Walt Whitman on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Walt Whitman on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Walt Whitman on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Walt Whitman on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Walt Whitman on Elbert Hubbard
"The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity."
"I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences."
"The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves."
"I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best."
"The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people."