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It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive. Robert Louis Stevenson

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18 1
There is no duty we so much underrated as the duty of being happy. Robert Louis Stevenson

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27 3
The cruelest lies are often told in silence. A man may have sat in a room for hours and not opened his mouth, and yet come out of that room a disloyal friend or a vile calumniator. Robert Louis Stevenson

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To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. Robert Louis Stevenson

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28 5
The saints are the sinners who keep on trying. Robert Louis Stevenson

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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. Robert Louis Stevenson

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27 6
There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect. Robert Louis Stevenson

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24 6
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences. Robert Louis Stevenson

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19 3
If a man loves the labor of his trade apart from any question of success or fame, the Gods have called him. Robert Louis Stevenson

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20 4
Quite minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm. Robert Louis Stevenson

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12 1
No man is useless while he has a friend. Robert Louis Stevenson

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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 that life really means. Robert Louis Stevenson

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17 3
Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson

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16 4
The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty. Robert Louis Stevenson

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15 4
When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine. Robert Louis Stevenson

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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. Robert Louis Stevenson

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Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind. Spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies. Bless us, if it may be, in all our innocent endeavors. If it may not, give us the strength to encounter that which is to come, that we be brave in peril, constant in tribulation, temperate in wrath, and in all changes of fortune and down to the gates of death, loyal and loving one to another. Robert Louis Stevenson

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12 3
Night is a dead monotonous period under a roof; but in the open world it passes lightly, with its stars and dews and perfumes, and the hours are marked by changes in the face of Nature. What seems a kind of temporal death to people choked between walls and curtains, is only a light and living slumber to the man who sleeps afield. Robert Louis Stevenson

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Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences. Robert Louis Stevenson

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Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal. Robert Louis Stevenson

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To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer is to have kept your soul alive. Robert Louis Stevenson

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If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it they are wrong. I do not say give them up, for they may be all you have; but conceal them like a vice, lest they should spoil the lives of better and simpler people. Robert Louis Stevenson

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8 1
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. Robert Louis Stevenson

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9 2
Wine is bottled poetry. Robert Louis Stevenson

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A friend is a present you give to yourself. Robert Louis Stevenson