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'Peter Pan' Quotes

Barries Fantastic Adventure in Neverland

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Illustration of Peter Pan playing the pipes, by F. D. Bedford

Peter Pan

F. D. Bedford
J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan flies around on fantastic adventures in Neverland. He's the leader of the Lost Boys, as they interact with pirates, fairies and Native Americans. Here are a few quotes from the work.
  • "All children, except one, grow up."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "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."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "Every time a child says, 'I don't believe in fairies,' there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "I'll teach you to jump on the wind's back, and away we go."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "To die will be an awfully big adventure."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "I'm youth, I'm joy," Peter answered at a venture, "I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "When a new baby laughs for the first time a new fairy is born, and as there are always new babies there are always new fairies."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming? That's where I'll always love you, Peter Pan. That's where I'll be waiting."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • "Second to the right, and straight on till morning."
    - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan

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