Quotes by Robert Louis Stevenson

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A great part of life consists in contemplating what we cannot cure.
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Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own.
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The obscurest epoch is today.
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Saints are sinners who kept on going.
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There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
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The best things in life are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life's plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life.
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You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.
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Some places speak distinctly. Certain dank gardens cry aloud for a murder; certain old houses demand to be haunted; certain coasts are set apart for shipwrecks.
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Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means.
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