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Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes Compilation

Written by: on 14th November 2010 |
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Google Doodle is now celebrating Robert Louis Stevenson’s 160th birthday. The renowned author was born on the 13th of November, 1850. Among his past works include Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

Found below are some of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Popular Quotes that we found from various online sources. Read on:

Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life.

Every man has a sane spot somewhere.

I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.

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

It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser.

It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

Marriage is like life – it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.

Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.

No man is useless while he has a friend.

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.

Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 13, 1850. He was a popular travel writer, poet and novelist. He was married to Fanny Vandegrift Osbourne. He died on the 3rd of December 1894.

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