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Best Peter Pan Quotes

Peter Pan Quotes

‘Peter Pan Or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up’ is both a 1904 play and a 1911 novel by J.M. Barrie.

While flying Peter Pan says, “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it”. He also has something to say about growing up, “All children, except one, grow up”.

Peter Pan always says, “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting”. These quotes from ‘Peter Pan’ include Peter Pan quotes about growing up, Peter Pan quotes about flying, and Peter Pan once upon a time quotes. Quotes from other characters include Wendy Darling quotes, Tinkerbell quotes Captain Hook quotes.

Best Peter Pan Quotes

Who doesn’t remember Peter Pan and the orphan? Here are some quotes from the Walt Disney favourite, before it was made into a movie.

1. “Wendy, Wendy, when you are sleeping in your silly bed you might be flying about with me saying funny things to the stars.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

2. “Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.”

-J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

3. “Wendy, one girl is more use than twenty boys.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

4. “To die will be an awfully big adventure.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

5. “You see, Wendy, 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.”

– ‘Peter Pan’.

6. “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

7. “Oh, the cleverness of me!”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

8. “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.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

9. “Stars are beautiful, but they may not take an active part in anything, they must just look on for ever.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

10. “When pirates and lost boys meet, they merely bite their thumbs at each other.”

– ‘Peter Pan’.

11. “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’.

12. “Children have the strangest adventures without being troubled by them.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

13. “Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

14. “I’m youth, I’m joy.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

Wendy Quotes

Wendy, Peter Pan and the other kids' quotes are extremely memorable.

It was believed that Wendy was in an hallucination when she saw Peter Pan. But later she realised the truth. Read these quotes to restore your faith in all things fairy, trust and pixie dust.

15. “But Wendy had not been dreaming, as the very next night showed, the night on which the extraordinary adventures of these children may be said to have begun.”

-J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

16. “If you or I or Wendy had been there we should have seen that he was very like Mrs. Darling’s kiss.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

17. “It all seemed so natural to Wendy that you could not dismiss it by saying she had been dreaming.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

18. “Wendy loved to lend her bracelet to her mother.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

19. “It is so naughty of him not to wipe his feet.”

– Wendy Darling, ‘Peter Pan’.

20. “Wendy had lived such a home life that to know fairies struck her as quite delightful.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

21. “Oh no, he isn’t grown up, and he is just my size.”

– Wendy Darling, ‘Peter Pan’.

22. “Wendy saw the shadow on the floor, looking so draggled, and she was frightfully sorry for Peter.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

23. “Wendy had a pet wolf forsaken by its parents.”

-J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

24. “Wendy, however, felt at once that she was in the presence of a tragedy.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

25. “That is not Nana’s unhappy bark, that is her bark when she smells danger.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

26. “She was not alarmed to see a stranger crying on the nursery floor; she was only pleasantly interested.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

27. “Wendy had danced with joy, just as the real Mrs. Darling must have done.”

-J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

28. “Wendy was quite surprised, but interested; and she indicated in the charming drawing-room manner, by a touch on her night-gown, that he could sit nearer her.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

29. “Peter Pan has come and he is to teach us to fly.”

– Wendy Darling, ‘Peter Pan’.

Neverland Quotes

Neverland was the place where all the lost kids went to. This was a place of adventure with mermaid lagoon and magic moon. Dive into these quotes to get a taste.

30. “The Neverland is always more or less an island, with astonishing splashes of colour here and there.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

31. “That, Peter had told Wendy, was the way to the Neverland; but even birds, carrying maps and consulting them at windy corners, could not have sighted it with these instructions.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

32. “She dreamt that the Neverland had come too near and that a strange boy had broken through from it.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

33. “If they are not claimed in seven days they are sent far away to the Neverland to defray expenses.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

34. “Of all delectable islands the Neverland is the snuggest and most compact.”

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– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

35. “But in her dream he had rent the film that obscures the Neverland, and she saw Wendy and John and Michael peeping through the gap.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

36. “On the whole the Neverlands have a family resemblance, and if they stood still in a row you could say of them that they have each other’s nose, and so forth.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

37. “It is quite impossible to say how time does wear on in the Neverland…”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

38. “Of course the Neverlands vary a good deal.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

39. “I don’t know how there was room for them, but you can squeeze very tight in the Neverland.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

40. “In the old days at home the Neverland had always begun to look a little dark and threatening by bedtime.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

41. “Feeling that Peter was on his way back, the Neverland had again woke into life.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

42. “They drew near the Neverland; for after many moons they did reach it.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

Tinker Bell Quotes

Tinker Bell and Peter have some of the best quotes ever

Tinker Bell loved Peter’s voice and not hearing it was as bad as a punishment for her. Here is a list of quotes about the fairy, and some are even said by her.

43. “The loveliest tinkle as of golden bells answered him. It is the fairy language.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

44. “Tink agreed to travel by hat if it was carried in the hand.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

45. “He had carried Tinker Bell part of the way, and his hand was still messy with the fairy dust.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

46. “Unfortunately she could not fly so slowly as they, and so she had to go round and round them in a circle in which they moved as in a halo.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

47. “That must have been Tink. I never knew her so naughty before.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

48. “Tink was so indignant.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

49. “You know you can’t be my fairy, Tink, because I

am an gentleman and you are a lady.”

– J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

50. “Tinker Bell hated to be under an obligation to Wendy.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

51. “The only sound I hear is like a tinkle of bells.”

– Wendy Darling, ‘Peter Pan’.

52. “Her wings would scarcely carry her now, but in reply she alighted on his

shoulder and gave his nose a loving bite.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

53. “Well, that’s Tink, that’s the fairy language. I think I hear her too.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

54. “The jealous fairy had now cast off all disguise of friendship, and was darting at her victim from every direction, pinching savagely each time she touched.”

–  J. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

55. “She is called Tinker Bell because she mends the pots and kettles [tinker = tin worker].”

– PJ. M. Barrie, ‘Peter Pan’.

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