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
Contributed by: Zaady
One's religion is whatever he is most interested in, and yours is Success.
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
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.
We are all failures - at least, the best of us are.
Source: Rectorial address, 3 May 1922, St. Andrew's University, Scotland.
Do you believe in fairies? . . . If you believe, clap your hands!
Source: Peter Pan
The tragedy of the man who has found himself out.
Oh the gladness of her gladness when she's glad, And the sadness of her sadness when she's sad, But the gladness of her gladness And the sadness of her sadness Are as nothing, Charles, To the badness of her badness when she's bad.
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