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Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, essayist, poet and travel writer. He was born in Edinburgh in 1850 and died in Samoa in 1894. He is best known for his works such as Treasure Island, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Kidnapped and A Child's Garden of Verses.

Stevenson was a sickly child and spent much of his time reading and writing. He was influenced by the works of Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe and Walter Scott.

Stevenson's works are characterized by their adventure, romance and horror. He was a master of the narrative and his stories are still enjoyed by readers of all ages.

Stevenson is considered one of the greatest writers of the Victorian era. His works have been translated into many languages and have been adapted into films, television shows and stage productions.

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!

Robert Louis Stevenson

So long as we love we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.

Robert Louis Stevenson

There are two things that men should never weary of, goodness and humility; we get none too much of them in this rough world among cold, proud people.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.

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