Scottish dramatist, novelist.
He is best known as the creator of "Peter Pan," 1904 and "Little Minister," 1897.
I've sometimes thought. . . that the difference between us and the English is that the Scotch are hard in all other respects but soft with women, and the English are hard with women but soft in all other respects.
Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe. If you believe, clap your hands!
If 'Hamlet' had been written in these days it would probably have been called 'The Strange Affair at Elsinore.'
... it's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.
Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.
Published Sources for
the above Quotations:
Maggie Wylie, in What Every Woman Knows, act 2.
In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.