Winnie The Pooh Quotes

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so
I never have to live without you.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh?” he whispered.
“Yes, Piglet?”
“Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s hand. “I just wanted to be sure of you.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“We’ll be Friends Forever, won’t we, Pooh?’ asked Piglet.
Even longer,’ Pooh answered.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each

other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to

you. You have to go to them sometimes.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words

but rather short, easy words like “What about lunch?”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient.

It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“I used to believe in forever, but forever’s too good to be true”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“I’m not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best,” and then he had to stop and think.

Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment

just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he

didn’t know what it was called.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that

an Adventure is going to happen.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“What I like doing best is Nothing.”

“How do you do Nothing,” asked Pooh after he had wondered for a long time.

“Well, it’s when people call out at you just as you’re going off to do it,

‘What are you going to do, Christopher Robin?’ and you say, ‘Oh, Nothing,’

and then you go and do it.

It means just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and

not bothering.”

“Oh!” said Pooh.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find

sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite

different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Just because an animal is large, it doesn’t mean he doesn’t want kindness;

however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as

Roo.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Think, think, think.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“I don’t feel very much like Pooh today,” said Pooh.

“There there,” said Piglet. “I’ll bring you tea and honey until you do.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Rabbit’s clever,” said Pooh thoughtfully.
“Yes,” said Piglet, “Rabbit’s clever.”
“And he has Brain.”
“Yes,” said Piglet, “Rabbit has Brain.”
There was a long silence.
“I suppose,” said Pooh, “that that’s why he never understands anything.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“I wonder what Piglet is doing,” thought Pooh.
“I wish I were there to be doing it, too.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Think it over, think it under.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“It’s not much of a tail, but I’m sort of attached to it.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~
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“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a

rather large amount of Gratitude.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Bother.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“I did know once, only I’ve sort of forgotten.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Pooh,” said Rabbit kindly, “you haven’t any brain.”
“I know,” said Pooh humbly.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“You never can tell with bees.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“I might have known,” said Eeyore. “After all, one can’t complain. I have my

friends. Somebody spoke to me only yesterday. And was it last week or the

week before that Rabbit bumped into me and said ‘Bother!’. The Social Round.

Always something going on.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“But Piglet is so small that he slips into a pocket, where it is very

comfortable to feel him when you are not quite sure whether twice seven is

twelve or twenty-two.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“There must be somebody there, because somebody must have said “Nobody.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“To her-
Hand in hand we come
Christopher Robin and I
To lay this book in your lap.
Say you’re surprised?
Say you like it?
Say it’s just what you wanted?
Because it’s yours-
because we love you.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters

get in the wrong places.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“The old grey donkey, Eeyore stood by himself in a thistly corner of the

Forest, his front feet well apart, his head on one side, and thought about

things. Sometimes he thought sadly to himself, “Why?” and sometimes he

thought, “Wherefore?” and sometimes he thought, “Inasmuch as which?” and

sometimes he didn’t quite know what he was thinking about.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing Introductions and get on

with the book.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“It is hard to be brave, when you’re only a Very Small Animal.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of

his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way

of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another

way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it. And then he

feels that perhaps there isn’t.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you

must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you

seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if

we’re apart… I’ll always be with you.”

“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words

but rather short, easy words like “What about lunch?”
― A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

“That’s right,” said Eeyore. “Sing. Umty-tiddly, umty-too. Here we go

gathering Nuts and May. Enjoy yourself.”
“I am,” said Pooh.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“But [Pooh] couldn’t sleep. The more he tried to sleep the more he couldn’t.

He tried counting Sheep, which is sometimes a good way of getting to sleep,

and, as that was no good, he tried counting Heffalumps. And that was worse.

Because every Heffalump that he counted was making straight for a pot of

Pooh’s honey, and eating it all. For some minutes he lay there miserably, but

when the five hundred and eighty-seventh Heffalump was licking its jaws, and

saying to itself, “Very good honey this, I don’t know when I’ve tasted

better,” Pooh could bear it no longer.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Later on, when they had all said “Good-bye” and “Thank-you” to Christopher

Robin, Pooh and Piglet walked home thoughtfully together in the golden

evening, and for a long time they were silent.
“When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the

first thing you say to yourself?”
“What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What do you say, Piglet?”
“I say, I wonder what’s going to happen exciting to-day?” said Piglet.
Pooh nodded thoughtfully. “It’s the same thing,” he said.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“There’s the South Pole, said Christopher Robin, and I expect there’s an East

Pole and a West Pole, though people don’t like talking about them.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“And really, it wasn’t much good having anything exciting like floods, if you couldn’t share them with somebody.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

“Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would I’d never leave.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh ~

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