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A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
Idleness
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
Speech
Robert Louis Stevenson

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An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
Goals
Robert Louis Stevenson

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Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life.
Books - Reading
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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Every man has a sane spot somewhere.
Humankind
Robert Louis Stevenson

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Every one lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it.
Uncategorised
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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Everyone lives by selling something.
Sales
Robert Louis Stevenson

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For God's sake give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself!
Youth
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.
Travel and Tourism
Robert Louis Stevenson

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In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.
Husbands
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Action
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
Fear
Robert Louis Stevenson

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Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.
Vocabulary
Robert Louis Stevenson

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Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.
Marriage
Robert Louis Stevenson

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No man is useless while he has a friend.
Friends and Friendship
Robert Louis Stevenson

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Once you are married, there is nothing for you, not even suicide, but to be good.
Marriage
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
Politicians and Politics
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Action
Robert Louis Stevenson

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