Sir James Matthew Barrie

1860 - 1937

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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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on needs, understanding, and world

We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: Margaret Ogilvy

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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 blessings

The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie

Them that has china plates themsels is the maist careful no to break the china plates of others.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: The Little Minister

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