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Eeyore Quotes

38 of the best book quotes from Eeyore
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“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
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Eeyore
character
friendship
complaining
concepts
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“Oh, Eeyore, you are wet!” said Piglet, feeling him. Eeyore shook himself, and asked somebody to explain to Piglet what happened when you had been inside a river for quite a long time.”
Eeyore
Piglet
characters
being wet
concept
03
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“Don’t blame me if it rains.”
Eeyore
character
rain
concept
04
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“We can’t all, and some of us don’t.”
Eeyore
character
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“It’s not much of a tail, but I’m sort of attached to it.”
Eeyore
character
humor
concept
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“Thanks for noticin’ me.”
Eeyore
character
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“It’s your fault, Eeyore. You’ve never been to see any of us. You just stay here in this one corner of the Forest waiting for the others to come to you. Why don’t you go to THEM sometimes?”
The House at Pooh Corner
book
Eeyore
character
friendship
concept
08
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“The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.”
Eeyore
character
being wet
rain
optimism
concepts
09
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“They’re funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.”
Eeyore
character
accidents
concept
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“Wish I could say yes, but I can’t.”
Eeyore
character
11
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“After all, what are birthdays? Here today and gone tomorrow.”
Eeyore
character
birthdays
concept
12
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“Sure is a cheerful color. Guess I’ll have to get used to it.”
Eeyore
character
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“No Give and Take. No Exchange of Thought. It gets you nowhere, particularly if the other person’s tail is only just in sight for the second half of the conversation.”
Eeyore
character
friendship
concept
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“Could you ask your friend to do his exercises somewhere else? I shall be having lunch directly, and don’t want it bounced on just before I begin. A trifling matter, and fussy of me, but we all have our little ways.”
Eeyore
character
food
uniqueness
concepts
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“Hallo, Pooh. Thank you for asking, but I shall be able to use it again in a day or two.” “Use what?” said Pooh. “What we were talking about.” “I wasn’t talking about anything,” said Pooh, looking puzzled. “My mistake again. I thought you were saying how sorry you were about my tail, being all numb, and could you do anything to help?” “No,” said Pooh. “That wasn’t me,” he said. He thought for a little and then suggested helpfully: “Perhaps it was somebody else.” “Well, thank him for me when you see him.”
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“A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.”
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“I’d say thistles, but nobody listens to me, anyway.”
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“It’s all for naught.”
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“Most likely lose it again, anyway.”
Eeyore
character
lost
tails
concepts
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“Thanks, but I’d rather stay an Eeyore.”
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“If it is a good morning, which I doubt.”
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“They made me catch the cold I caught.”
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“It’s an awful nice tail, Kanga. Much nicer than the rest of me.”
Eeyore
character
tails
concept
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“Might take a day or two, but I’ll find a new one.”
Eeyore
character
tails
time
concepts
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“No brain at all, some of them, only grey fluff that’s blown into their heads by mistake, and they don’t think.”
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“Nobody tells me. Nobody keeps me informed. I make it 17 days come Friday since anybody spoke to me.”
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“When stuck in the river, it is best to dive and swim to the bank yourself before someone drops a large stone on your chest in an attempt to hoosh you there.”
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“You don’t always want to be miserable on my birthday, do you?”
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“You seem so sad, Eeyore.” “Sad? Why should I be sad? It’s my birthday. The happiest day of the year.”
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“I thought,” said Piglet earnestly, “that if Eeyore stood at the bottom of the tree, and if Pooh stood on Eeyore’s back, and if I stood on Pooh’s shoulders -” “And if Eeyore’s back snapped suddenly, then we could all laugh. Ha Ha! Amusing in a quiet way,” said Eeyore, “but not really helpful.” “Well,” said Piglet meekly, “I thought -” “Would it break your back, Eeyore?” asked Pooh, very much surprised. “That’s what would be so interesting, Pooh. Not being quite sure till afterwards.”
ideas
concept
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“Days. Weeks. Months. Who knows?”
Eeyore
character
time
concept
32
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“A tail isn’t a tail to them, it’s just a little bit extra at the back.”
tails
concept
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“Yup, I know how that feels.”
Eeyore
character
empathy
concept
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“Moved me to tears.”
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“The sky has finally fallen. Always knew it would.”
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“I’m telling you. People come and go in this Forest, and they say, ‘It’s only Eeyore, so it doesn’t count.’”
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“And many happy returns to you, Pooh Bear.”
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“The most wonderful thing about Tiggers is you’re the only one.”
Eeyore
character
humor
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