It is the mark of a modest man to accept his friendly circle ready-made from the hands of opportunity.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
To be rich in admiration and free from envy, to rejoice greatly in the good...
It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes...
In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite...
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And...
Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.
We all know what Parliament is, and we are all ashamed of it.
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you...
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
No man is useless while he has a friend.
You can kill the body but not the spirit.
For God's sake, give me the young man who has brains enough to make a...
That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
If your morals make you dreary, depend on it, they are wrong.
I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind...
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
I've a grand memory for forgetting.