"Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Robert Louis Stevenson on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Robert Louis Stevenson on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Robert Louis Stevenson on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Robert Louis Stevenson on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Robert Louis Stevenson on Marilyn Monroe
"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."
"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."
"Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer."