Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning.— J.M. Barrie
The most profound J.M. Barrie quotes that are little-known but priceless
On these magic shores children at play are for ever beaching their coracles.
We too have been there; we can still hear the sound of the surf, though we shall land no more.
Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time.
Pan, who and what art thou? he cried huskily.
I'm youth, I'm joy, Peter answered at a venture, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
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.
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.
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.
You know that place between sleeping and awake, that place where you can still remember dreaming? That's where I'll always think of you.
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.
To die would be an awfully big adventure.
If you shut your eyes and are a lucky one, you may see at times a shapeless pool of lovely pale colours suspended in the darkness; then if you squeeze your eyes tighter, the pool begins to take shape, and the colours become so vivid that with another squeeze they must go on fire.
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.
For long the two enemies looked at one another, Hook shuddering slightly, and Peter with the strange smile upon his face. So, Pan, said Hook at last, this is all your doing. Ay, James Hook, came the stern answer, it is all my doing. Proud and insolent youth, said Hook, prepare to meet thy doom. Dark and sinister man,“For long the two enemies looked at one another, Hook shuddering slightly, and Peter with the strange smile upon his face. Dark and sinister man, Peter answered, have at thee.