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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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