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Quotations, Quotes, Poems and Poetry

Sir James M Barrie

» Achievement » “Every man who is high up loves to think that he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that.”

» Ambition » “Ambition — it is the last infirmity of noble minds.”

» Anger » “Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.”

» Belief » “Every time a child says, ”I don’t believe in fairies,” there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.”

» Books and Reading » “The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.”

» Change » “The most useless are those who never change through the years.”

» Death and Dying » “The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.”

» Death and Dying » “To die will be an awfully big adventure.”

» Desire » “Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.”

» Failure » “We are all failures — at least, all the best of us are.”

» Happiness » “The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”

» Heaven » “Heaven for climate, Hell for company.”

» Idleness » “You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip.”

» Joy » “Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.”

» Kindness » “Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.”

» Life and Living » “Life is a long lesson in humility.”

» Life and Living » “The life of every person is like a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.”

» Love » “If you have it [Love], you don’t need to have anything else, and if you don’t have it, it doesn’t matter much what else you have.”

» Men » “Men’s second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.”

» Motives » “Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.”

» Nationalities and Nationalism » “There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.”

» Past » “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.”

» Praise » “The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.”

» Servants » “His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall.”

» Strength » “Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.”

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

» Youth » “I’m youth, I’m joy, I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg.”

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