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
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at...
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
To become what we are capable of becoming is the only end in life.
It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes...
When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do...
Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese - toasted, mostly.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
A friend is a present you give to yourself.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and...
Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety...
Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
You can kill the body but not the spirit.
Everybody, sooner or later, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
I hate cynicism a great deal worse than I do the devil; unless perhaps the...
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
Everyone lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand...
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you...