Motivational Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes For Success In Life

Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and A Child’s Garden of Verses. Robert Louis Stevenson quotes will motivate you.

Best Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes

  1. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. “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 Stevenson
  3. “The person who has stopped being thankful has fallen asleep in life.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  4. “We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  5. “Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in the time of sorrow.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  6. “Make the most of the best and the least of the worst.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  7. “Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  8. “You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  9. “Be what you are, and become what you are capable of becoming.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  10. “Make up your mind to be happy. Learn to find pleasure in simple things.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  11. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  12. “It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  13. “Some places speak distinctly. Certain dark gardens cry aloud for a murder; certain old houses demand to be haunted; certain coasts are set apart for shipwreck.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  14. “Everyday courage has few witnesses. But yours is no less noble because no drum beats for you and no crowds shout your name.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  15. “In each of us, two natures are at war – the good and the evil. All our lives the fight goes on between them and one of them must conquer. But in our own hands lies the power to choose – what we want most to be we are.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  16. “The bold may not live long, but the timid never live at all.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  17. “Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  18. “Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  19. “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  20. “Take care of each other.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes
  21. “Life is not a matter of holding good cards” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  22. “There is nothing but God’s grace. We walk upon it; we breathe it; we live and die by it; it makes the nails and axles of the universe.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  23. “Everyone who got where he is has had to begin where he was.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  24. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  25. “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 Stevenson
  26. “Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  27. “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  28. “It takes hard writing to make easy reading.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  29. “The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  30. “Do not write merely to be understood. Write so you cannot possibly be misunderstood.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  31. “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 Stevenson
  32. “You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  33. “The spirit of delight comes in small ways.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  34. “When I say writing, O believe me, it is rewriting that I have chiefly in mind.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  35. “It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  36. “The saints are the sinners who keep on trying.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  37. “That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  38. “A friend is a gift you give yourself.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  39. “You must suffer me to go my own dark way.” ~ Robert Louis StevensonVvv
  40. “A friend is somebody who loves us with understanding, as well as emotion.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  41. “Everyone lives by selling something.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  42. “Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  43. “Sir, with no intention to take offense, I deny your right to put words into my mouth.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  44. “To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  45. “To be truly happy is a question of how we begin, and not how we end, of what we want and not what we have.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  46. “Do not measure success by today’s harvest. Measure success by the seeds you plant today.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  47. “To love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  48. “The best things are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of God 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 of life.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  49. “All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  50. “And this shall be for music when no one else is near,

    The fine song for singing, the rare song to hear!
    That only I remember, that only you admire,
    Of the broad road that stretches and the roadside fire.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  51. “Loving God, help us remember the birth of Jesus, that we may share in the song of the angels, the gladness of the shepherds, and the worship of the wise men.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  52. “To be feared of a thing and yet to do it is what makes the prettiest kind of a man.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  53. “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 Stevenson
  54. “Wine is bottled poetry.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  55. “Lastly (and this is, perhaps, the golden rule), no woman should marry a man who does not smoke.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

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