By - singleandreadytodie
~~Ngl I thought this was a post from some fandom I hadn't heard of~~
Wait, it isn't?
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> when whitman said "i contradict myself. i am large... i contain multitudes" and wilde said "what are you? to define is to limit" and sumney said "i insist upon my right to be multiple"
> and ashbery said "accept yourself as numerous"
> and when mahmoud darwish said "I am besieged by contradiction" and when lewis carroll said "I knew who I was this morning, but I've changed a few times since then"
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Am drunk explain
human beings are multifaceted, beautiful in our complexity. as such, contradictions should be expected of ourselves and others.
Oh, , aboslutelyy
I am legion for we are many.
So poets and writers and demonic hoards? Checks out.
and when I said dooky schidz
When my toddler said "da da I poop myself" 😔
When Mario said “mama mia” 😔
i am so confused
Whitman also said "Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself," but he was also the worst kind of annoying hippie who was always like "well can your *science* appreciate the beauty of a sunset, maaaaan?" so I try not to listen to him.
WHO ARE ALL THESE PEOPLE
and when rick griffin said ['turns out we contain multitudes'](https://www.housepetscomic.com/comic/2021/04/26/cutting-remark/)
Being plural completely changes how u read these sorts of quotes, huh. - Fleur