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Sir James M. Barrie Quotes

(1860-1937), British Playwright

Every man who is high up loves to think that he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that.

Category: Achievement

Ambition -- it is the last infirmity of noble minds.

Category: Ambition

Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.

Category: Anger

Every time a child says, ''I don't believe in fairies,'' there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.

Category: Belief

The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.

Category: Books And Reading

The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.

Category: Death And Dying

To die will be an awfully big adventure.

Category: Death And Dying

Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.

Category: Desire

We are all failures -- at least, all the best of us are.

Category: Failure

The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.

Category: Happiness

Heaven for climate, Hell for company.

Category: Heaven

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip.

Category: Idleness

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.

Category: Joy

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

Category: Kindness

The life of every person is like a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.

Category: Life And Living