Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes
Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese - toasted, mostly.
Youth is wholly experimental
Everyone lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it.
The world is full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be...
No human being ever spoke of scenery for above two minutes at a time, which...
Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords
You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish;...
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by...
To forget oneself is to be happy.
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in...
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The...
Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.
We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can...
The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing.
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute...
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
You could read Kant by yourself, if you wanted; but you must share a joke...
Well, well, Henry James is pretty good, though he is of the nineteenth century, and...