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
Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.
There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good....
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand...
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
Wine is bottled poetry.
The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it...
You can kill the body but not the spirit.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
The existence of a man is so small a thing to take, so mighty a...
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you...
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for...
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.
In every part and corner of our life, to lose oneself is to be the...
All human beings are commingled out of good and evil.
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And...
When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream,...
It's a pleasant thing to be young, and have ten toes.