Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

by: Robert Louis Stevenson

Chapter 1: “Story of the Door”

Quotes Chapter 1: “Story of the Door”
“In this character, it was frequently his fortune to be the last reputable acquaintance and the last good influence in the lives of downgoing men.”
“It is the mark of a modest man to accept his friendly circle ready-made from the hands of opportunity; and that was the lawyer’s way.”
“It was reported by those who encountered them in their Sunday walks, that they said nothing, looked singularly dull and would hail with obvious relief the appearance of a friend. For all that, the two men put the greatest store by these excursions, counted them the chief jewel of each week, and not only set aside occasions of pleasure, but even resisted the calls of business, that they might enjoy them uninterrupted.”