"Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."Robert Louis Stevenson on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."Robert Louis Stevenson on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."Robert Louis Stevenson on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."Robert Louis Stevenson on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."Robert Louis Stevenson on Joseph Campbell
"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."