Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.
I celebrate myself, and sing myself.
I find no sweeter fat than sticks to my own bones.
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it.
Produce great men, the rest follows.