Quotes by James Matthew Barrie

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When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. And now when every new baby is born its first laugh becomes a fairy. So there ought to be one fairy for every boy or girl.
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Every time a child says, "I don't believe in fairies," there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
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The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.
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It's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it, you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.
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Let no one who loves be unhappy... even love unreturned has its rainbow.
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What a polite game tennis is. The chief word in it seems to be "sorry" and admiration of each other's play crosses the net as frequently as the ball.
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God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.
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 memory  

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You see, dear, it is not true that woman was made from man's rib; she was really made from his funny bone.
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Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
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 jobs  

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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.
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 time  

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