James Barrie quotes

 quotes - God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December. Share

“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.”

— James Barrie

 quotes - Life is a long lesson in humility. Share

“Life is a long lesson in humility.”

— James Barrie

 quotes - Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it. Share

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

— James Barrie

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

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

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

“Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.”

— James 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.”

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

“A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.”

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

“Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!”

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

“I am not young enough to know everything.”

— James Barrie

“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.”

— James Barrie

“Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.”

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

“Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.”

— James Barrie

“Always be a little kinder than necessary.”

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

“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.”

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

“To die will be an awfully big adventure.”

— James Barrie

“It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.”

— James Barrie

“That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.”

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie

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

— James Barrie
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