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Peter Pan Quotes

29 of the best book quotes from Peter Pan
  1. #1
    “Second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning. ”
  2. #2
    “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”
  3. #3
    “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.”
    author
    J.M. Barrie
    book
    Peter Pan
    character
    Wendy
    concept
    women
  4. #4
    “To live will be an awfully big adventure.”
  5. #5
    “All children, except one, grow up.”
  6. #6
    “Stars are beautiful, but they may not take part in anything, they must just look on forever.”
    author
    J.M. Barrie
    book
    Peter Pan
    concept
    stars
  7. #7
    “To die will be an awfully big adventure.”
  1. #8
    “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”
  2. #9
    “Never is an awfully long time.”
    author
    J.M. Barrie
    book
    Peter Pan
    concept
    time
  3. #10
    “If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing.”
  4. #11
    “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.”
  5. #12
    “Oh, the cleverness of me!”
  6. #13
    “Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.”
  7. #14
    “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.”

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  1. #15
    “Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time.”
  2. #16
    “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.”
  3. #17
    “I suppose it’s like the ticking crocodile, isn’t it? Time is chasing after all of us.”
  4. #18
    “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.”
  5. #19
    “I taught you to fight and to fly. What more could there be?”
  6. #20
    “Just always be waiting for me.”
  7. #21
    “Can anything harm us, mother, after the night-lights are lit?”
    Nothing, precious,” she said; “they are the eyes a mother leaves behind her to guard her children.”
  1. #22
    “It is not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do that is the secret of happiness.”
  2. #23
    “Would you like an adventure now, or would like to have your tea first?”
  3. #24
    “All of this has happened before, and it will all happen again.”
  4. #25
    “Tink was not all bad: or, rather, she was all bad just now, but, on the other hand, sometimes she was all good. Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time. They are, however, allowed to change, only it must be a complete change.”
  5. #26
    “Absence makes the heart grow fonder… or forgetful.”
  6. #27
    “Forget them, Wendy. Forget them all. Come with me where you’ll never, never have to worry about grown up things again.
    Never is an awfully long time.”
  7. #28
    “Do you know,” Peter asked, “why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.”
  8. #29
    “Boy, why are you crying?”