Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)
Contributed by: Zaady
Anything is possible if you wish hard enough.
Source: "Peter Pan," "To the Five -- A Dedication," 1902.
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.
Source: What Every Woman Knows
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
Source: British Playwright,
Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants' hall.
Source: The Admirable Crichton
Facts were never pleasing to him. He acquired them with reluctance and got rid of them with relief. He was never on terms with them until he had stood them on their heads.
Source: Love Me Never or For Ever
Failure is the path of least resistance.
We are all failures - at least, the best of us are.
Source: Rectorial address, 3 May 1922, St. Andrew's University, Scotland.
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