I hate cynicism a great deal worse than I do the devil; unless perhaps the two were the same thing
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
There is no progress whatever. Everything is just the same as it was thousands, and...
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and...
That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand...
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute...
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others
In the law of God, there is no statute of limitations.
The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing.
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by...
To forget oneself is to be happy.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap ... but by the seeds you...
We all know what Parliament is, and we are all ashamed of it.
There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude...
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not...
Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it...
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And...
Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
Every man has a sane spot somewhere.