D. E. Stevenson’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite D. E. Stevenson Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers D. E. Stevenson’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. D. E. Stevenson quotes to remember and here you will find 10 of the best. A memorable quote can stay with you and can be used along your journey. Choosing D. E. Stevenson’s top 10 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“Friends that you have known for a long time and love very dearly never seem to grow old.”
― D.E. Stevenson, The Young Clementina

 “…some people might think our lives dull and uneventful, but it does not seem so to us. …it is not travel and adventure that make a full life. There are adventures of the spirit and one can travel in books and interest oneself in people and affairs. One need ever be dull as long as one has friends to help, gardens to enjoy and books in the long winter evenings.”
― Dorothy Emily Stevenson, Listening Valley

“What fools the public were! They were exactly like sheep…thought Mr. Abbott sleepily…following each other’s lead, neglecting one book and buying another just because other people were buying it, although, for the life of you, you couldn’t see what the one lacked and the other possessed.”
― D.E. Stevenson, Miss Buncle’s Book

 “Most people, looking back at their childhood, see it as a misty country half-forgotten or only to be remembered through an evocative sound or scent, but some episodes of those short years remain clear and brightly coloured like a landscape seen through the wrong end of a telescope.”
― D. E. Stevenson, Listening Valley

 “There are adventures of the spirit and one can travel in books and interest oneself in people and affairs. One need never be dull as long as one has friends to help, gardens to enjoy and books in the long winter evenings.”
― D. E. Stevenson, Listening Valley

 “Books are people,” smiled Miss Marks. ”In every book worth reading, the author is there to meet you, to establish contact with you. He takes you into his confidence and reveals his thoughts to you.”
― D.E. Stevenson

“It was just the old house creaking in the wind, and talking to itself about all it had seen, and the big cheerful families which it had sheltered and sent forth into the world.”
― D.E. Stevenson, Miss Buncle’s Book

 “It is curious but true that those who make a habit of saying unkind things are often the most easily hurt and offended when their victims retaliate.”
― D.E. Stevenson, Music in the Hills

“In a new friend we start life anew, for we create a new edition of ourselves and so become,for the time being, a new creature.”
― D E Stevenson

“Some people’s elegance was only skin-deep, scrape off a little bit of the veneer and you got the real wood—common”
― D.E. Stevenson, Miss Buncle’s Book

10 Famous Quotes by Author D. E. Stevenson

10 quotes by D. E. Stevenson there you go! It’s never an easy task picking the best quotations from great writers, so please if you disagree or have more to add, please comment and share your opinions. My 10 greatest D. E. Stevenson quotes will likely be different from yours; however, that’s the best thing about them, each quote can mean something different to each person. So don’t wait, comment and shares your best D. E. Stevenson Quote. 

One Final Bonus – D. E. Stevenson Quote 

“Do you ever have days like that when nothing can go wrong? And then there are the days when can go right, Paula continued. When your hair won’t lie down properly, and your stockings develop ladders at the worst possible moment, or your suspender breaks, and buttons fly off your gloves. When you say the wrong things to the wrong people, and spill coffee on your favorite frock, and break your reading glasses, and your cook asks for a raise – you know the kind of thing I mean, said Paula.”

― D.E. Stevenson, The Young Clementina

Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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