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
You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to...
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
The existence of a man is so small a thing to take, so mighty a...
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others
Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good...
It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes...
When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream,...
Youth is wholly experimental
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
The cruelest lies are often told in silence
Of what shall a man be proud, if he is not proud of his friends?
No human being ever spoke of scenery for above two minutes at a time, which...
The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant...
Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however...
A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand...
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and...
I find it useful to remember, everyone lives by selling something.