"To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life."
"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."Robert Louis Stevenson on Dalai Lama
"Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy."Robert Louis Stevenson on Norman Vincent Peale
"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."Robert Louis Stevenson on Ayn Rand
"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much."Robert Louis Stevenson on Jim Rohn
"If you're going through hell, keep going."Robert Louis Stevenson on Winston Churchill
"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."