Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson Quotes

104 Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson quotes:

"The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us."
"We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend"
"There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect."
"A child should always say what's true, And speak when he is spoken to; And behave mannerly at table, At least as far as he is able"
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences."
"Everybody, sooner or later, sits down to a banquet of consequences."
"Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes."
"Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer."
"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."
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Death Quotes
"The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing."
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Devil Quotes
"It is better to be a fool, than to be dead."
"For God's sake, give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself"
"His friends were those of his own blood or those whom he had known the longest; his affections, like ivy, were the growth of time, they implied no aptness in the object."
"If we take matrimony at it's lowest, we regard it as a sort of friendship recognised by the police."
"Nothing made by brute force lasts."
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"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."
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Girls Quotes
"The little rift between the sexes is astonishingly widened by simply teaching one set of catchwords to the girls and another to the boys."
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."
"I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion."
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Scottish Writer Quotes Indifference Quotes
"Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese - toasted, mostly."
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Food Quotes

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