Quotation Explorer - 'J.M. Barrie'

We are all failures- at least the best of us are. - J.M. Barrie
A strange smile was playing about his face, and Wendy saw it and shuddered. While that smile was on his face no one dared address him; all they could do was to stand ready to obey. - J.M. Barrie
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. - J.M. Barrie
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. - J.M. Barrie
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes."[The Rectorial Address Delivered by James M. Barrie at St. Andrew's University May 3, 1922, to the Red Gowns of St. Andrews, Canada, 1922] - J.M. Barrie
Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else. - J.M. Barrie
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December. - J.M. Barrie
Peter was a superb swordsman, and parried with dazzling rapidity; ever and anon he followed up a feint with a lunge that got past his foe's defense, but his shorter reach stood him in ill stead, and he could not drive the steel home - J.M. Barrie
All her tormentings of me turned suddenly into sweetnesses, and who could torment like this exquisite fury, wondering in sudden flame why she could give herself to anyone, while I wondered only why she could give herself to me. It may be that I wondered over-much. Perhaps that was why I lost her. - J.M. Barrie
The last thing he ever said to me was, 'Just always be waiting for me, and then some night you will hear me crowing. - J.M. Barrie
Nonsense. Young boys should never be sent to bed. They always wake up a day older, and then before you know it, they're grown. - J.M. Barrie
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does. - J.M. Barrie
She says she glories in being abandoned - J.M. Barrie
Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary. - J.M. Barrie
If you knew how great is a mother's love, you would have no fear. - J.M. Barrie
Growing up is such a barbarous business, full of inconvenience... and pimples. - J.M. Barrie
I do believe in fairies! I do! I do! - J.M. Barrie
Ambition: it is the last infirmity of noble minds. - J.M. Barrie
‎She was not a little girl heart-broken about him; she was a grown woman smiling at it all, but they were wet smiles. - J.M. Barrie
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