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
Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese - toasted, mostly.
You can kill the body but not the spirit.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world, and the best that we...
I find it useful to remember, everyone lives by selling something.
It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can...
Every one lives by selling something.
He who sows hurry reaps indigestion.
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
Nothing like a little judicious levity.
Everybody, sooner or later, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost...
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By...
Nothing made by brute force lasts.
The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty.
Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.
The existence of a man is so small a thing to take, so mighty a...
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not...
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.