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Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes
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Youth is the time to go flashing from one end of the world to the other, both in mind and body.
To the old our mouths are always partly closed; we must swallow our obvious retorts and listen. They sit above our heads, on life's raised dais, and appeal at once to our respect and pity.
All sorts of allowances are made for the illusions of youth; and none, or almost none, for the disenchantments of age.
The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek.
All sorts of allowances are made for the illusion of youth; and none, or almost none, for the disenchantment of age.
There is a certain frame of mind to which a cemetery is, if not an antidote, at least an alleviation. If you are in a fit of the blues, go nowhere else.
The first experience can never be repeated. The first love, the first sunrise, the first South Sea Island, are memories apart, and touched a virginity of sense.
You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to; but you must share a joke with someone else.
So long as we love, we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say we are indispensable.
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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