"Whatever satisfies the soul is truth."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Walt Whitman on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Walt Whitman on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Walt Whitman on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Walt Whitman on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Walt Whitman on Winston Churchill
"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."