100 + Best The Most Inspirational Peter Pan Quotes

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Peter Pan is one of the most beloved family stories of all time and it’s both loved by children and adults alike. Peter Pan or the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up is a story written in 1904 by Scottish playwright and novelist JM Barrie. It was first published as a play, but it 1911 it was published as a full-length novel.

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The story is a tale about Peter and his fantasy, adventurous, and never-ending childhood. The story, which can also be found under the name Peter and Wendy, is a story about a little boy who can fly. It revolves around his adventures on the island of Neverland. Other characters that can be found in the story are Wendy Darling and her brothers, the fairy Tinker Bell, the Indian princess Tiger Lily, the Lost Boys and the pirate Captain Hook.
The story has 17 chapters and each of them is more interesting than the other. It is not surprising that Peter Pan remained one of the most beloved childhood stories for years.
Hence, here are some of the most inspirational Peter Pan quotes which will awaken your inner child:

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  • ‘Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away, and going away means forgetting.’
  • ‘To die would be an awfully big adventure.’
  • ‘When there’s a smile in your heart, there’s no better time to start.’
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  • ‘All it takes is faith and trust, oh! and something I forgot: dust.’
  • ‘The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.’
  • ‘Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away, and away means forgetting.’
  • ‘Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.’
  • ‘Never is an awfully long time.’
  • ‘Go on! Go back and grow up! But I’m warning you, once you’re grown up you can never come back.’
  • ‘Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time.’
  • ‘You know that place between sleep and awake where you’re always dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you. That’s where I’ll be waiting.’
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘The second star to the right Shines in the night for you, to tell you that the dreams you plan really can come true.’
  • ‘Oh, Peter, I knew you’d come back! I saved your shadow for you. Oh, I do hope it isn’t rumpled. You know, you look exactly the way I thought you would. A litter taller perhaps.’
  • ‘She did not believe he could have really gone, because for her, to leave the person you loved was impossible.’
  • ‘Think of all the joy you’ll find when you leave the world behind.’
  • ‘To live will be an awfully big adventure.’
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘After all, one can’t leave his shadow lying about and not miss it sooner or later, don’t you agree?’
  • ‘To not do what you can to protect someone, that’s cowardly.’
  • ‘You need not be sorry for her. She was one of the kinds that like to grow up. In the end, she grew up of her own free will a day quicker than the other girls.’
  • ‘You mean more to me than anyone in this whole world.’
  • ‘If you believe … clap your hands and don’t let Tink die.’
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  • ‘Wait for me somewhere between reality and all we’ve ever dreamed.’
  • ‘Sometimes, though not often, he had dreams, and they were more painful than the dreams of other boys. For hours he could not be separated from these dreams, though he wailed piteously in them. They had to do, I think, with the riddle of his existence.’
  • ‘I’ll teach you how to jump on the wind’s back, and then away we go.’
  • ‘Girls are much too clever to fall out of their prams.’
  • ‘Well, a mother, a real mother, is the most wonderful person in the world. She’s the angel voice that bids you goodnight, kisses your cheek, whispers ‘sleep tight.’
  • ‘It is frightfully difficult to know much about the fairies, and almost the only thing for certain is that there are fairies wherever there are children.’
  • ‘Wendy, one girl is more use than twenty boys.’
  • ‘I’m sure I sometimes think that spinsters are to be envied.’
  • ‘Do you know,” Peter asked, “why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.’
  • ‘It is not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do that is the secret of happiness.’
  • ‘Keep back, lady, no one is going to catch me and make me a man.’
  • ‘Growing up is such a barbarous business, full of inconvenience… and pimples.’
  • ‘George, dear, do hurry! We mustn’t be late for the party, you know.’
  • ‘You dunderheaded little jay … Why don’t you do as I tell you?’
  • ‘Lost doesn’t mean alone.’
  • ‘There is a saying in the Neverland that, every time you breathe, a grown-up dies.’
  • ‘And Peter laughed, and when he did, all the Devils grinned, because Peter’s laugh was a most contagious thing.’
  • ‘He looked at her uncomfortably; blinking, you know, like one not sure whether he was awake or asleep.’
  • ‘Keep adventuring and stay not a grown-up.’
  • ‘Never smile at a crocodile.’
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  • ‘I suppose it’s like the ticking crocodile, isn’t it? Time is chasing after all of us.’
  • ‘You always know after you are two. Two is the beginning of the end.’
  • ‘I taught you to fight and to fly. What more could there be?’
  • ‘There are many different kinds of bravery. There’s the bravery of thinking of others before one’s self.’
  • ‘If we unlock the rooms of the far past, we can look in and see ourselves.’
  • ‘All of this has happened before, and it will all happen again.’
  • ‘You know, I have the strangest feeling that I’ve seen that ship before, a long time ago, when I was very young’
  • ‘If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing.’
  • ‘Great news, boys … I have brought at last a mother for you all.’
  • ‘I’m youth, I’m joy, I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg.’
  • ‘I remember kisses, let me see. Aye, that is a kiss. A powerful thing.’
  • ‘I think I had a mother once.’
  • ‘In time they could not even fly after their hats. Want of practice, they called it; but what it really meant was that they no longer believed.’
  • ‘I don’t want to go to school and learn solemn things.’
  • ‘Make-believe was so real to him that during a meal of it you could see him getting rounder.’
  • ‘Children have the strangest adventures without being troubled by them. For instance, they may remember to mention, a week after the event happened, that when they were in the wood they had met their dead father and had a game with him.’
  • ‘Little boys should never be sent to bed. They always wake up a day older.’
  • ‘Absence makes the heart grow fonder… or forgetful.’
  • ‘Fairies don’t live long, but they are so little that a short time seems a good while to them.’
  • ‘I never expected that you could have a broken heart and love with it too, so much that it does not seem broken at all.’
  • ‘I’ll hold you in my heart until I can hold you in my arms.’
  • ‘No matter how hard we try to be mature, we will always be a kid when we all get hurt and cry.’
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  • ‘Forever is a very long time Peter.’
  • ‘Stars are beautiful, but they may not take an active part in anything, they must just look on forever. It is a punishment put on them for something they did so long ago that no star now knows what it was. So the older ones have become glassy-eyed and seldom speak (winking is the star language), but the little ones still wonder.’
  • ‘Girls talk too much!’
  • ‘I don’t want ever to be a man … I want always to be a little boy and to have fun.’
  • ‘After you have been unfair to him he will love you again, but he will never afterward be quite the same boy. No one ever gets over the first unfairness; no one except Peter.’
  • ‘It may have been quixotic, but it was magnificent.’
  • ‘Would you like an adventure now, or would you like to have your tea first?’
  • ‘You don’t think I would kill him while he was sleeping! I would wake him first, and then kill him.’
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘You just think lovely wonderful thoughts,” Peter explained, “and they lift you up in the air.’
  • ‘Mrs. Darling could not leave it hanging out the window, it looked so like the washing and lowered the whole tone of the house.’
  • ‘It liked my arm so much, Smee, that it has followed me ever since … licking its lips for the rest of me.’