"You cannot run away from weakness you must some time fight it out or perish and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?"
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Robert Louis Stevenson on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Robert Louis Stevenson on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Robert Louis Stevenson on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Robert Louis Stevenson on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Robert Louis Stevenson on C. S. Lewis
"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."