It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes
An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in...
The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you...
Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By...
Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.
So long as we love, we serve; so long as we are loved by others,...
To become what we are capable of becoming is the only end in life.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can...
In every part and corner of our life, to lose oneself is to be the...
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand...
Everyone lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it.
Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety...
If your morals make you dreary, depend on it, they are wrong.
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.