The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
If your morals make you dreary, depend on it, they are wrong.
I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind...
I am in the habit of looking not so much to the nature of a...
Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.
Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.
Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on...
The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your...
You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to; but you must share a...
The world has no room for cowards.
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
He who sows hurry reaps indigestion.
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at...
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite...
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible...
I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can...