"It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Robert Louis Stevenson on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Robert Louis Stevenson on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Robert Louis Stevenson on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Robert Louis Stevenson on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Robert Louis Stevenson on Henry David Thoreau
"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."