Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes

Inspirational quotes by Robert Louis Stevenson

A friend is a present you give yourself.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others.
Marriage: a long conversation chequered by disputes.
No man is useless while he has a friend.
That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.
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.
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming is the only end of life.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of the World, and the best that we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
Wine is bottled poetry.
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?

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Epigram Ii: Kissing Helena
 by Percy Bysshe Shelley

From the Greek of Plato.

Kissing Helena, together
With my kiss, my soul beside it
Came to my lips, and there I kept it,--
For the poor thing had wandered thither,
To follow where the kiss should guide it,
Oh, cruel I, to intercept it!

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