More From Robert Louis Stevenson
- "Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity."
- "Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things."
- "The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature."
More In Great
- "Calling a young artist ‘great’ these days can give one the heebie-jeebies: The word has been denatured in the past decade."― Jerry Saltz
- "The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong."― Swami Vivekananda
- "I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter."― Winston Churchill