It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.
Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)
Source: 1922, Address at St. Andrew’s University, Scotland
Contributed by: Zaady
I am not young enough to know everything.
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.
It has been said of the unseen army of the dead, on their everlasting march, that when they are passing a rural cricket ground, the Englishmen fall out of the ranks for a moment to lean over a gate and smile.
I can't sleep.
Source: Last Words
The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another, and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants' hall.
Source: The Admirable Crichton
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