Sir James Matthew Barrie

1860 - 1937

A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on good and worth

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I have always found that the man whose second thoughts are good is worth watching.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: "What Every Woman Knows," III.

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on belief, children, death, and time

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

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: Peter Pan

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on ambition and nobility

Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on wishes

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Anything is possible if you wish hard enough.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: "Peter Pan," "To the Five -- A Dedication," 1902.

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on life

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

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: The Little White Bird

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on life

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

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: Leave Me Never or For Ever

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on books

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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.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: A Reader for Writers by Gorham Munson

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on religion and success

One's religion is whatever he is most interested in, and yours is Success.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on world

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There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: What Every Woman Knows

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on happiness and secrets

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

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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