Sir James Matthew Barrie

1860 - 1937

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 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 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 equality

His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants' hall.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: The Admirable Crichton

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on facts

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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.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: Love Me Never or For Ever

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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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