Quotes by Robert Louis Stevenson

In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.

Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.

You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.

Marriage is like life – it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.

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.

So long as we love, we serve 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.

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.

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

There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.