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quotation: Literally no man has more wholly outlived life than I. And still it’s good fun. Robert Louis Stevenson


Literally no man has more wholly outlived life than I. And still it’s good fun.

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quotation: Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life. Robert Louis Stevenson


Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life.Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Discuss

quotation: Robert Louis Stevenson


To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.

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quotation: If you would grow great and stately, You must try to walk sedately. Robert Louis Stevenson


If you would grow great and stately,

You must try to walk sedately.

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quotation: “…I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” Robert Louis Stevenson


For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.

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QUOTATION: Robert Louis Stevenson


I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Discuss

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Quotation: Robert Louis Stevenson


There are two things that men should never weary of, goodness and humility; we get none too much of them in this rough world among cold, proud people.

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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) on health and risk taking


It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser,
better to live and be done with it, than to die daily in the sick
room.”

— Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Discuss

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure IslandKidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.[3] His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis BorgesErnest HemingwayRudyard Kipling,Marcel SchwobVladimir Nabokov,[4] J. M. Barrie,[5] and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he “seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins.”[6] (From Here)