• It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face.

    Robert Louis Stevenson, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne (1910*). “"Virginibus puerisque" and other papers. Memories and portraits. Familiar studies of men and books”