There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By...
Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in...
The very flexibility and ease which make men's friendships so agreeable while they endure, make...
A friend is a present you give to yourself.
The little rift between the sexes is astonishingly wide
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute...
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for...
To be rich in admiration and free from envy, to rejoice greatly in the good...
You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to...
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost...
No man is useless while he has a friend.
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
So long as we love, we serve; so long as we are loved by others,...
Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.
I hate cynicism a great deal worse than I do the devil; unless perhaps the...
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by...
Every man has a sane spot somewhere.
#Robert Louis Stevenson