Walt Whitman on the great outdoors

“Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons,
It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.”
–Walt Whitman, “Song of the Open Road” (1856)

Posted by | Comments (2)  | July 21, 2004
Category: Travel Quote of the Day

2 Responses to “Walt Whitman on the great outdoors”

  1. Tonya Says:

    Another favorite..

    “Oh public road. I say I am not afraid to leave you, and yet I love you. You express me better than I can express myself.”

    – Walt Whitman.

  2. Jen Leo Says:

    Fine, I’ll set up the tent for you. Get your butt out here already.