Quotes by Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

Scottish writer and poet

Alive from: 1850-1895

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

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    To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
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    To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
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    To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer is to have kept your soul alive.
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    To make our idea of morality center on forbidden acts is to defile the imagination and to introduce into our judgments of our fellow-men a secret element of gusto.
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    To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
    Source: Virginibus Puerisque (1881) El Dorado
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    We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
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    We live in an ascending scale when we live happily, one thing leading to another in an endless series.
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    What hangs people is the unfortunate circumstance of guilt.
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    When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And tell the other girls and boys Not to meddle with my toys.
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    When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine.
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    When your toil has been a pleasure, you have not earned money merely, but money, health, delight, and moral profit, all in one.
    Source: Familiar Studies of Men and Books: Stevenson's (2016) 65
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    Wine is bottled poetry.
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    You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.
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    You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
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    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?
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