"All speech written ..." Quote of Robert Louis Stevenson

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.

Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Scottish novelist, essayist, poet. repr. In Complete Works, vol. 26 (1924). Reflections and Remarks on Human Life, sct. 3 (first published 1878).
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