All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes
I've a grand memory for forgetting.
Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has...
We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can...
If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it, they are wrong
To forget oneself is to be happy.
To become what we are capable of becoming is the only end in life.
The world has no room for cowards.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you...
It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a...
To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells...
No man is useless while he has a friend.
Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind...
I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can...
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for...
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible...
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
Wine is bottled poetry.