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“To die would be an awfully big adventure.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“I'm not young enough to know everything.”
J.M. Barrie, The Admirable Crichton
“Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“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.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning. ”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“Do you believe in fairies?...If you believe, clap your hands!”
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“To live will be an awfully big adventure.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“The reason birds can fly and we can't is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.”
J.M. Barrie, The Little White Bird
“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.”
J.M. Barrie
“Wendy," Peter Pan continued in a voice that no woman has ever yet been able to resist, "Wendy, one girl is more use than twenty boys.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“If growing up means it would be beneath my dignity to climb a tree, I'll never grow up, never grow up, never grow up! Not me!”
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“All children, except one, grow up.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“Never is an awfully long time.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land!”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan: Fairy Tales
“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.”
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“Build a house?" exclaimed John.

"For the Wendy," said Curly.

"For Wendy?" John said, aghast. "Why, she is only a girl!"

"That," explained Curly, "is why we are her servants.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow.”
J.M. Barrie, The Little Minister
“Stars are beautiful, but they may not take part in anything, they must just look on forever.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“We are all failures- at least the best of us are.”
J.M. Barrie
“One girl is worth more use than 20 boys.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
tags: boy, girl
“You need not be sorry for her. She was one of the kind that likes to grow up. In the end she grew up of her own free will a day quicker than the other girls.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“There could not have been a lovelier sight; but there was none to see it except a little boy who was staring in at the window. He had ecstasies innumerable that other children can never know; but he was looking through the window at the one joy from which he must be for ever barred.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“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
tags: love
“If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.”
J.M. Barrie
“Oh, the cleverness of me!”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

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