Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

Born: November 13, 1850

Died: December 3, 1894

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Writer, novelist, poet

Biography: Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson 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.

Source/Notes: Treasure Island (with quotations): (2013 edition), Orange Publishing
Source/Notes: Essays of Travel (first published in 1905), p. 31, "The Amateur Emigrant, 1879"

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Source/Notes: Attributed. Variant: "Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant."
Source/Notes: Memories and Portraits (2008 edition), Arc Manor LLC - ISBN: 9781604505924

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Source/Notes: R.L. Stevenson on Fiction: An Anthology of Literary and Critical Essays (1999 edition), Edinburgh University Press - ISBN: 9780748607778