Quotes by Robert Louis Stevenson

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The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
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Life is no brief candle for me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
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No child but must remember laying his head in the grass, staring into the infinitesimal forest and seeing it grow populous with fairy armies.
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 faries  

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It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.
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 gardening  

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The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us.
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 self  

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Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
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 vanity  

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I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.
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 travel  

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The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
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 adversity  

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Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords.
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 language  

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The little rift between the sexes is astonishingly widened by simply teaching one set of catchwords to the girls and another to the boys.
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 feminism  

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