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    Quotes by Robert Louis Stevenson

    • A friend is a gift you give yourself.
    • If your morals make you dreary, depend on it , they are wrong.
    • It is not much for its beauty that makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanates from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
    • It is perhaps a more fortunate destiny to have a taste for collecting shells than to be born a millionaire.
    • Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
    • Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
    • Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
    • The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
    • The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek.
    • There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy.
    • To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
    • To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
    • You cannot run away from a weakness; you must sometimes fight it out or perish. And if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
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