Quiet minds can't be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for...
An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By...
Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in...
Wine is bottled poetry.
If we take matrimony at it's lowest, we regard it as a sort of friendship...
We all know what Parliament is, and we are all ashamed of it.
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has...
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not...
No man is useless while he has a friend.
It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes...
Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And...
The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
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Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.