Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and...
No human being ever spoke of scenery for above two minutes at a time, which...
The world has no room for cowards.
Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably...
Nothing like a little judicious levity.
There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude...
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in...
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success...
The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all...
There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good....
In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite...
It's a pleasant thing to be young, and have ten toes.
In every part and corner of our life, to lose oneself is to be the...
Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like...
A great part of the pleasure of travel lies in the fulfillment of early wishes...
All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and...