Thursday May 26th 2011

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Thought for the Day

“Don’t judge each day
by the harvest you reap
but by the seeds you plant!”

~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson*Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson

Born: 13 November 1850 Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 3 December 1894 (aged 44) Vailima, Samoa

A Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer. His most well known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped and the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Stevenson has been greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he “seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins”.

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