Robert Louis Stephenson Quotes

I know what pleasure is, for I have done good work.

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

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.

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

The man is a success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of children who has filled his niche and accomplished his task who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul who never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

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

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

If your morals make you dreary, depend on it , they are wrong.

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

There is so much good in the worst of us, an so much bad in the best of us, that it behooves all of us not to talk about the rest of us.

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

~ Robert Louis Stephenson

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