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Scottish Dramatist and Novelist best known as the creator of Peter Pan, 1860-1937
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A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
A young Scotsman of your ability let loose upon the world with 300 pounds, what could he not do? It's almost appalling to think of; especially if he went among the English
Always be a little kinder than necessary.
Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.
Ambition is the last infirmity of noble minds.
As soon as you can say what you think, and not what some other person has thought for you, you are on your way to being a remarkable man.
Courage is the thing; all goes if courage goes
Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!
Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough.You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
Every man who is high up loves to think that he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that.
MarriageMen and WomenSmile
Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies,' there's a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
Fame is rot; daughters are the thing
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
Has it ever struck you that the trouts bite best on the Sabbath? God's critters tempting decent men
He who distributes the milk of human kindness cannot help but spill a little on himself
I have always found that the man whose second thoughts are good is worth watching.
I know I'm not clever but I'm always right.
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.
I'm not young enough to know everything
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
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