Robert Louis Stevenson

Scottish author (1850 - 1894)

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Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.Rate it:
...for no man lives in the external truth among salts and acids, but in the warm, phantasmagoric chamber of his brain, with the painted windows and the storied wall.Rate it:
A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.Rate it:
A friend is a present you give yourself.Rate it:
Everyone lives by selling something.Rate it:
For God's sake give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself!Rate it:
If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it they are wrong. I do not say give them up, for they may be all you have; but conceal them like a vice, lest they should spoil the lives of better and simpler people.Rate it:
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others.Rate it:
Marriage: a long conversation chequered by disputes.Rate it:
No man is useless while he has a friend.Rate it:
Quite minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.Rate it:
That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.Rate it:
The friendly cow all red and white,
I love with all my heart:
She gives me cream with all her might;
to eat with apple tart.
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The little rift between the sexes is astonishingly widened by simply teaching one set of catchwords to the girls and another to the boys.Rate it:
The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty.Rate it:
The saints are the sinners who keep on trying.Rate it:
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.Rate it:
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming is the only end of life.Rate it:
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.Rate it:
We are all travelers in the wilderness of the World, and the best that we can find in our travels is an honest friend.Rate it:
Wine is bottled poetry.Rate it:
You cannot run away from a weakness; you must sometimes fight it out or perish. And if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?Rate it:

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