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
Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on...
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.
You can kill the body but not the spirit.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and...
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind...
Everyone lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it.
The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all...
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and...
If we take matrimony at it's lowest, we regard it as a sort of friendship...
The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing.
Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.
I am in the habit of looking not so much to the nature of a...
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
If your morals make you dreary, depend on it, they are wrong.
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
Every man has a sane spot somewhere.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand...