Facts about James M. Barrie

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James M. Barrie was a famous Playwright from United Kingdom, who lived between May 9, 1860 and June 19, 1937.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by James, under the main topic Life.

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Famous quotes by James M. Barrie (33)


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"We are all of us failures, at least, the best of us are"
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"We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it"
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"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"
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"To die will be an awfully big adventure"
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"Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves"
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"There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make"
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"The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble"
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"The most useless are those who never change through the years"
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"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"
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"The best place a person can die, is where they die for others"
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"That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse"
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"Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade"
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"Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them"
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"Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?"
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"Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else"
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"Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own"
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"Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow"
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"It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else"
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"I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg"
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"I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life"
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"I am not young enough to know everything"
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"His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall"
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"God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December"
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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"
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"Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead"
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"Every man who is high up likes to think that he has done it all himself, and the wife smiles and lets it go at that"
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"Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it"
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"Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!"
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"Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds"
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"Always be a little kinder than necessary"
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"A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be"
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"A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting"
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"Life is a long lesson in humility"


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