Quotes by J.M. Barrie

Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. He was born and educated in Scotland and then moved to London, where he wrote a number of successful novels and plays.

Quotes by J.M. Barrie

Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.

AngerJ.M. Barrie
 
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Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary.

Selflessness, KindnessJ.M. Barrie
 
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Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!

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I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.

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Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.

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Life is a long lesson in humility.

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We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.

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Always be a little kinder than necessary.

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The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.

Courage, FlyingJ.M. Barrie in Peter Pan
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When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.

Laughing & SmileJ.M. Barrie in Peter Pan
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I'm not young enough to know everything.

Youth, Children & ChildhoodJ.M. Barrie
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Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.

Friendship, SelflessnessJ.M. Barrie
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Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.

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Never say goodbye, because goodbye means going away - and going away means forgetting.

Farewell, ForgettingJ.M. Barrie in Peter Pan
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