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Quotes of the Day for 9 May 2002 – J. M. Barrie

Where to? "First star to the right and straight on till morning!" I can't remember, was that Tinker Bell or Peter Pan that said that? The man who wrote it, Sir James Matthew Barrie, was born at Kirriemuir, Scotland on this day in 1860. I looked at my collection of his quotes and was charmed.

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The quotes:

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.

Love is not blind; it is an extra eye, which shows us what is most worthy of regard.

It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.

If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing.
     - All today's quotes are from James Matthew Barrie, 1860 - 1937


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