"To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming is the only end of life."
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson"Familiar Studies of Men and Books,"Stevenson wrote this in his text, "Familiar Studies of Men and Books," about transcendentalist poet Henry David Thoreau. The section about Thoreau is not free of criticism, but the above quote seems incredibly supportive and in agreement with Thoreaus philosophy.
When events seem to keep us down, this quote argues that being who we truly are is a goal that is not only worth striving for, but is the ultimate achievement.
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson. (n.d.). LibraryofQuotes.com. Accessed Wed 23 Jan 19, from LibraryofQuotes.com Web site: http://libraryofquotes.com/quote/1318218
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson. LibraryofQuotes.com, Great-Quotes Web, 2013. http://libraryofquotes.com/quote/1318218, Accessed Wed 23 Jan 19
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson. LibraryofQuotes.com, Great-Quotes Web, 2013. Wed 23 Jan 19. http://libraryofquotes.com/quote/1318218