Sir James Matthew Barrie

1860 - 1937

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 birds, joy, and youth

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

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on jokes, love, wives, and women

Every man who is high up loves to think that he has done it all by himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that. It's our only joke. Every woman knows that.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: What Every Woman Knows

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on god and memory

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God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: British Playwright,

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on motives

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Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: Courage

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on failure and path

Failure is the path of least resistance.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie

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

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: Rectorial address, 3 May 1922, St. Andrew's University, Scotland.

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on belief

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Do you believe in fairies? . . . If you believe, clap your hands!

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: Peter Pan

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on tragedy

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The tragedy of the man who has found himself out.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: What Every Woman Knows

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