"Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Robert Louis Stevenson on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Robert Louis Stevenson on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Robert Louis Stevenson on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Robert Louis Stevenson on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Robert Louis Stevenson on Abraham Lincoln
"Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health."
"Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords."
"The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature."
"It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit."
"We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend."