Peter Pan is among the most loved characters, be it because of his mischievous nature or his adventures at Neverland. However, something that is truly amazing and can’t be missed, are his beautiful quotes.
You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you. That’s where I’ll be waiting.
― Peter Pan
Peter Pan, released in 1953, is an American animated fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney. The story of this movie was based on a 1904 play named ‘Peter Pan’ or the ‘Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up’, by Scottish novelist J. M. Barrie. Later in 1911, he gave rise to another version of the same in the form of a novel named ‘Peter and Wendy’.
The story revolves around the adventures of a mischievous boy named Peter Pan, who can fly and who never grows up. It is truly a magical experience of his journey with Tinker Bell (pixie friend) and a group of ordinary children to a small island called Neverland. This group of children whom he teaches to fly with the help of Tinker bell, and Peter Pan himself, then fly away to this island and have many adventures. Their encounters with mermaids, pirates, the lost boys, Native Americans, and ticking crocodiles are interesting. This tale is believed to have enchanted children all over the world for more than a century.
Here is a collection of some of the famous and most memorable quotes from this movie, that are sure to take you back to that truly magical experience again.
Quotes by Peter Pan
Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning.
To die would be an awfully big adventure.
All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.
Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
All children, except one, grow up.
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!
Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time.
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.
To live will be an awfully big adventure.
Stars are beautiful, but they may not take part in anything, they must just look on forever.
If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing.
Once you’re grown up, you can never come back.
Just always be waiting for me.
There are many different kinds of bravery. There’s the bravery of thinking of others before one’s self. Now, your father has never brandished a sword nor fired a pistol, thank heavens. But he has made many sacrifices for his family, and put away many dreams.
Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.
Do you know,” Peter asked, “why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.
Oh, the cleverness of me!
After you have been unfair to him he will love you again, but he will never afterwards be quite the same boy. No one ever gets over the first unfairness; no one except Peter.
Death is but the next great adventure.
I taught you to fight and to fly. What more could there be?
There is a saying in the Neverland that, every time you breathe, a grown-up dies.
I suppose it’s like the ticking crocodile, isn’t it? Time is chasing after all of us.
Wendy, Wendy, when you are sleeping in your silly bed you might be flying about with me saying funny things to the stars.
All of this has happened before, and it will all happen again.
I’m youth, I’m joy, I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
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.
The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder… or forgetful.
I am the best there ever was!
I don’t want to go to school and learn solemn things.
I’ll teach you how to jump on the wind’s back, and then away we go.
Fairies don’t live long, but they are so little that a short time seems a good while to them.
Forever is a very long time Peter.
Would you like an adventure now, or would like to have your tea first?
You always know after you are two. Two is the beginning of the end.
You just think lovely wonderful thoughts, and they lift you up in the air.
It may have been quixotic, but it was magnificent.
Every time you say you don’t believe in fairies, a fairy dies.
It is not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do that is the secret of happiness.
No matter how hard we try to be mature, we will always be a kid when we all get hurt and cry.
Some Quotes by Wendy
Never is an awfully long time.
For to have faith, is to have wings Peter Pan.
If he thought at all, but I don’t believe he ever thought, it was that he and his shadow, when brought near each other, would join like drops of water…
In spite of the fact that Peter Pan as a character was created mainly for children, his quotes carry a deep meaning. They build beautifully around various aspects of life such as love, dreams, hope, growing older, and death. Even as adults, we have a lot to learn from them.