Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And...
It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible...
We all know what Parliament is, and we are all ashamed of it.
Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it...
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
Of what shall a man be proud, if he is not proud of his friends?
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success...
Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety...
Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like...
I find it useful to remember, everyone lives by selling something.
Nothing like a little judicious levity.
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 that you...
Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.
To become what we are capable of becoming is the only end in life.
Wine is bottled poetry.
I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not...
I've a grand memory for forgetting.