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Quote from Robert Louis Stevenson,

Books were the proper remedy: books of vivid human import, forcing upon their minds the issues, pleasures, busyness, importance and immediacy of that life in which they stand; books of smiling or heroic temper, to excite or to console; books of a large design, shadowing the complexity of that game of consequences to which we all sit down, the hanger-back not least.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Scottish essayist, novelist, poet
“Old Mortality”

“Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.”
— Robert Louis Stevenson


Robert Louis Stevenson (more quotes by Robert Louis Stevenson or books by/about Robert Louis Stevenson)

(1850-1895) Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer


most likely a paraphrase of "that game of consequences to which we all sit down" from 'Old Mortality'


Consequence, Responsibility, Inevitability


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