You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes
Fiction is to the grown man what play is to the child; it is there...
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
It is the mark of a modest man to accept his friendly circle ready-made from...
Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese - toasted, mostly.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By...
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost...
The existence of a man is so small a thing to take, so mighty a...
The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand...
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
We must accept life for what it actually is - a challenge to our quality...
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
I find it useful to remember, everyone lives by selling something.
There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude...
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and...
I've a grand memory for forgetting.
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.