Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes
The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant...
Everyone lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it.
All human beings are commingled out of good and evil.
In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his...
Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has...
Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.
Nothing like a little judicious levity.
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By...
Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on...
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible...
The saints are the sinners who keep on going
It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a...
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes...
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
We are more connected than ever before, more able to spread our ideas and beliefs,...
Language is the Rubicon that divides man from beast.
The narrative was too constricted; it was like a fetus strangling on its own umbilical...
A letter is a soul, so faithful an echo of the speaking voice that to...