Sir James Matthew Barrie

1860 - 1937

A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on work

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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

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie

I am not young enough to know everything.

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 on army, cricket, and death

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.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on sleep

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I can't sleep.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: Last Words

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on diaries and life

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.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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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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