Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!— Robert Louis Stevenson
Impressive Treasure Island quotations
The things that seem insignificant to most people such as note, song, or walk become invaluable trasures kept safe in your heart to cherish forever.
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.
I lived on rum, I tell you. It's been meat and drink, and man and wife, to me.
Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.
Every island to a child is a treasure island.
If you keep on drinking rum, the world will soon be quit of a very dirty scoundrel!
Sir, with no intention to take offence, I deny your right to put words into my mouth.
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek
We got together in a few days a company of the toughest old salts imaginable--not pretty to look at, but fellows, by their faces, of the most indomitable spirit.
Treasure Island is completed! The entire set of seventeen canvases without one break in my enthusiasm and spirit. Better in every quality than anything I ever did.
Seaward ho! Hang the treasure! It's the glory of the sea that has turned my head.
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese--toasted mostly.
I don't believe in children's books. I think after you've read Kidnapped, Treasure Island, and Huckleberry Finn, you're ready for anything.
It was Silver's voice, and before I had heard a dozen words, I would not have shown myself for all the world. I lay there, trembling and listening, in the extreme of fear and curiostiy, for, in those dozen words, I understood that the lives of all the honest men aboard depended on me alone.
Friendship is a buried treasure waiting to be discovered.
I read ' Treasure Island' for the first time at university.
And I started to notice then how unresolved some things were. Later, I realised that Stevenson was interested in sequels, and I wondered whether he would have gone back to it had he lived longer.
Is 'The Wind in the Willows' a children's book? Is 'Alice in Wonderland?' Is 'Treasure Island?' These are masterpieces which we read with pleasure as children, but with how much more pleasure when we are grown-up.
I have never seen the sea quiet round Treasure Island.
The sun might blaze overhead, the air be without a breath, the surface smooth and blue, but still these great rollers would be running along all the external coast, thundering and thundering by day and night; and I scarce believe there is one spot in the island where a man would be out of earshot of their noise.
A treasured memory is the lasting gift of time well spent.
Pirate Hunters is a fantastic book, an utterly engrossing and satisfying read.
It tells the story of the hunt for the rare wreck of a pirate ship, which had been captained by one of the most remarkable pirates in history. This is a real-life Treasure Island, complete with swashbuckling, half-crazy treasure hunters and vivid Caribbean settings-a story for the ages.
I began reading everyhing in the family library.
Kidnapped, Treasure Island, Robinson Crusoe. And of course, if you're running out of books to read you can always read Shakespeare.
I don't know where my romanticism comes from.
My mom and dad would read to me a lot. 'Treasure Island,' 'Robinson Crusoe,' tales of chivalry and knights, things like that. Those are the stories I loved growing up.