There is no progress whatever. Everything is just the same as it was thousands, and tens of thousands, of years ago. The outward form changes. The essence does not change.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and...
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by...
It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible...
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world, and the best that we...
Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
No man is useless while he has a friend.
Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese - toasted, mostly.
Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords
Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably...
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can...
Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.
The world is full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be...
The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the...
To forget oneself is to be happy.
It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes...
Wine is bottled poetry.
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And...
Everyone lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it.
Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.