Sir James Matthew Barrie

Sir James Matthew Barrie

British playwright

Lived from: 1860-1937

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Sir James Matthew Barrie

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    Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
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    Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.
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    Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.
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    Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
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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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    The best place a person can die, is where they die for others.
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    The life of every person is like a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.
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    The most useless are those who never change through the years.
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    The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
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    The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.
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    The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
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    There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.
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    Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.
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    To die will be an awfully big adventure.
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    We are all failures - at least, all the best of us are.