"Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Robert Louis Stevenson on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Robert Louis Stevenson on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Robert Louis Stevenson on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Robert Louis Stevenson on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."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."