Sir James Matthew Barrie

1860 - 1937

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 religion and success

One's religion is whatever he is most interested in, and yours is Success.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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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

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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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie

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.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: Rosalind

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