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Eeyore Quotes

38 of the best book quotes from Eeyore
  1. #1
    “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.”
  2. #2
    “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.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    characters
    EeyorePiglet
    concept
    Being Wet
  3. #3
    “Don’t blame me if it rains.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    rain
  4. #4
    “We can’t all, and some of us don’t.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
  5. #5
    “It’s not much of a tail, but I’m sort of attached to it.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    humor
  6. #6
    “Thanks for noticin’ me.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
  7. #7
    “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?”
  8. #8
    “The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.”
  9. #9
    “They’re funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    accidents
  1. #10
    “Wish I could say yes, but I can’t.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
  2. #11
    “After all, what are birthdays? Here today and gone tomorrow.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    birthdays
  3. #12
    “Sure is a cheerful color. Guess I’ll have to get used to it.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    being happy
  4. #13
    “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.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    friendship
  5. #14
    “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.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Eeyore
    concepts
    fooduniqueness
  6. #15
    “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.”
  7. #16
    “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.”
  8. #17
    “I’d say thistles, but nobody listens to me, anyway.”
  9. #18
    “It’s all for naught.”

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  1. #19
    “Most likely lose it again, anyway.”
  2. #20
    “Thanks, but I’d rather stay an Eeyore.”
  3. #21
    “If it is a good morning, which I doubt.”
  4. #22
    “They made me catch the cold I caught.”
  5. #23
    “It’s an awful nice tail, Kanga. Much nicer than the rest of me.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    tails
  6. #24
    “Might take a day or two, but I’ll find a new one.”
  7. #25
    “No brain at all, some of them, only grey fluff that’s blown into their heads by mistake, and they don’t think.”
  8. #26
    “Nobody tells me. Nobody keeps me informed. I make it 17 days come Friday since anybody spoke to me.”
  9. #27
    “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.”
  1. #28
    “You don’t always want to be miserable on my birthday, do you?”
  2. #29
    “You seem so sad, Eeyore.”
    “Sad? Why should I be sad? It’s my birthday. The happiest day of the year.”
  3. #30
    “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.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    characters
    PigletEeyorePooh
    concept
    ideas
  4. #31
    “Days. Weeks. Months. Who knows?”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    time
  5. #32
    “A tail isn’t a tail to them, it’s just a little bit extra at the back.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    characters
    EeyorePooh
    concept
    tails
  6. #33
    “Yup, I know how that feels.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    empathy
  7. #34
    “Moved me to tears.”
  8. #35
    “The sky has finally fallen. Always knew it would.”
  9. #36
    “I’m telling you. People come and go in this Forest, and they say, ‘It’s only Eeyore, so it doesn’t count.’”
  10. #37
    “And many happy returns to you, Pooh Bear.”
  11. #38
    “The most wonderful thing about Tiggers is you’re the only one.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    humor

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