Quotes by James M. Barrie

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
- James M. Barrie
Always be a little kinder than necessary.
- James M. Barrie
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Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
- James M. Barrie
Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
- James M. Barrie
We are all of us failures - at least, the best of us are.
- James M. Barrie
Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.
- James M. Barrie
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
- James M. Barrie
The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
- James M. Barrie
The most useless are those who never change through the years.
- James M. Barrie
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A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.
- James M. Barrie
It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.
- James M. Barrie
Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.
- James M. Barrie
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
- James M. Barrie
Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
- James M. Barrie
There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.
- James M. Barrie
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
- James M. Barrie
We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.
- James M. Barrie
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
- James M. Barrie
Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!
- James M. Barrie
That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.
- James M. Barrie
Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.
- James M. Barrie
Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?
- James M. Barrie
His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall.
- James M. Barrie
Every time a child says I don't believe in fairies there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
- James M. Barrie
Every man who is high up likes to think that he has done it all himself, and the wife smiles and lets it go at that.
- James M. Barrie
Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
- James M. Barrie
Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
- James M. Barrie
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.
- James M. Barrie
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.
- James M. Barrie
I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
- James M. Barrie
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded.
- James M. Barrie
It's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it, you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.
- James M. Barrie
The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
- James M. Barrie
A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
- James M. Barrie

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