A few Robert Louis Stevenson quotes in the run-up to #RLSDay – on Friday the 13th!!!
The fan-tash-tic staff at Muirhouse Library are getting ready to celebrate Robert Louis Stevenson Day this Friday (13 November)
And to get you in the mood here are our top 10 RLS quotations:
Nothing like a little judicious levity.
The Wrong Box, 1889
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
Reflections and remarks on human life, 1898
Fiction is to the grown man what play is to the child; it is there that he changes the atmosphere and tenor of his life.
The Lantern Bearers, 1882
Youth is wholly experimental.
Letter to a Young Gentleman, Scribner’s Magazine, 1888
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us.
Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers, 1881
It is a pleasant thing to be young, and have ten toes.
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