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Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

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    A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
    —Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

    The cruellest lies are often told in silence. A man may have sat in a room for hours and not opened his mouth, and yet come out of that room a disloyal friend or a vile calumniator.
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    Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail, in good spirits.
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