Robert Louis Stevenson Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old robert louis stevenson quotes, robert louis stevenson sayings, and robert louis stevenson proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Wine is bottled poetry.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Youth is wholly experimental.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

If you keep on drinking rum, the world will soon be quit of a very dirty scoundrel.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

The unknown always seems sublime.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow     

Robert Louis Stevenson