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J.M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan” Quotes (56 Quotes)


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  • Every child is thus affected thus the first time he is treated unfairly. All he thinks he has a right to when he comes to you to be yours is fairness. After you have been unfair to him he will love you again, but will never afterwards be quite the same boy.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • It was dreadful the way all the three were looking at him, just as if they did not admire him.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • Peter invented, with Wendy's help, a new game that fascinated him enormously, until he suddenly had no more interest in it, which, as you have been told, was what always happened with his games. It consisted in pretending not to have adventures...
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • To die would be an awfully big adventure.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • Fairies don't live long, but they are so little that a short time seems a good while to them
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")


  • It was not really Saturday night, at least it may have been, for they had long lost count of the days; but always if they wanted to do anything special they said this was Saturday night, and then they did it.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • She also said she would give him a kiss if he liked, but Peter did not know what she meant, and he held out his hand expectantly.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • To live will be an awfully big adventure.
    (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")

  • Just always be waiting for me.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • She was a lovely lady, with a romantic mind and such a sweet mocking mouth. Her romantic mind was like the tiny boxes, one within the other, that come from the puzzling East, however many you discover there is always one more; and her sweet mocking mouth had one kiss on it that Wendy could never get, though there it was, perfectly conspicuous in the right-hand corner.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • Two is the beginning of the end.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • Feeling that Peter was on his way back, the Neverland had again woke into life. We ought to use the pluperfect and say wakened, but woke is better and was always used by Peter.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • Most disquieting reflection of all, was it not bad form to think about good form?
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")

  • Stars are beautiful, but they may not take part in anything, they must just look on forever.
    (J.M. Barrie, "Peter Pan")


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