Favorite Quotations ~† Robert Louis Stevenson A Child's Garden of Verses

"To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive." ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.

A little amateur painting in water colors shows the innocent and the quiet mind.

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

An aspiration is a joy forever, a possession as solid as a landed estate.

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

A friend is a gift you give to yourself.

Sit loosely in the saddle of life.

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.

The person who has stopped being thankful has fallen asleep in life.

You canít please everybody. Donít let criticism worry you. Donít let your neighbors set your standards.

You think dogs will not be in Heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.

The price we have to pay for money is paid in liberty.

To love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden. ~ Travels with A Donkey