Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for...
I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can...
When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream,...
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
He who sows hurry reaps indigestion.
There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude...
The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your...
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at...
Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.
I've a grand memory for forgetting.
Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese - toasted, mostly.
You can kill the body but not the spirit.
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute...
I am in the habit of looking not so much to the nature of a...
No man is useless while he has a friend.
Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
Philosophy is written in that great book which ever lies before our eyes ... We...
Words were written out for me phonetically. I learned to quack in French, Spanish, Portuguese,...
It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism