Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson Quotes

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"A friend is a gift you give yourself." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world." Robert Louis Balfour 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 Balfour Stevenson
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"When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream, and you need not be surprised if the scream is sometimes a theory." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like smiling images pushed from behind." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Not every man is so great a coward as he thinks he is - nor yet so good a Christian" Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"You mightn't happen to have a piece of cheese about you, now? No? Well, many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese - toasted, mostly." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"The world is so full of a number of things man sure should all be as happy as kings" Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"I find it useful to remember, everyone lives by selling something." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

"There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy" Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"There is but one art, to omit." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock in a thunderstorm." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"This school has been here since 1904, and has been using the same teaching methodology that they used in 1904, ... Here in 2005. I said that's just ridiculous. We need a change the paradigm, change the way we teach, break out of our comfort zone, and do something new." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"An aspiration is a joy for ever, a possession as solid as a landed estate" Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your friend says nothing, and avoids your eye" Robert Louis Balfour 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 Balfour Stevenson
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"Give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself" Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life" Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"The obscurest epoch is to-day." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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