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Winnie the Pooh Quotes

44 of the best book quotes from Winnie the Pooh
  1. #1
    “Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the forest that was left out by mistake.”
  2. #2
    “‘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 today?’ said Piglet.
    Pooh nodded thoughtfully. ‘It’s the same thing,’ he said.”
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    characters
    PoohPiglet
    concept
    food
  3. #3
    “Hello, Rabbit,” he said, “Is that you?”
    “Let’s pretend it isn’t,” said Rabbit, “And see what happens.”
  4. #4
    “But, of course, it isn’t really Good-bye, because the Forest will always be there…and anybody who is Friendly with Bears can find it.”
  5. #5
    “My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Pooh
    concept
    Spelling
  6. #6
    “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.”
  7. #7
    “A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.”
  8. #8
    “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.”
  9. #9
    “‘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.‘”
  10. #10
    “Now let me see,” he thought, as he took his last lick of the inside of the jar, “where was I going, Ah, yes, Eeyore.” He got up slowly. And then, suddenly, he remembered. He had eaten Eeyore’s present!
  11. #11
    “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. #12
    “Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Pooh
    concept
    love
  2. #13
    “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    character
    Pooh
    concept
    impossible
  3. #14
    “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”
  4. #15
    “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.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Pooh
    concept
    dreams
  5. #16
    “I wonder what Piglet is doing,” thought Pooh. “I wish I were there to be doing it, too.”
  6. #17
    “Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.”
  7. #18
    “What should happen if you forget about me?” asked Pooh. “Silly old bear, I won’t ever forget about you,” said Christopher Robin.
  8. #19
    “I always get to where I’m going by walking away from where I have been.”
  9. #20
    “We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh?” asked Piglet. “Even longer,” Pooh answered.
  10. #21
    “Love is taking a few steps backward, maybe even more…to give way to the happiness of the person you love.”
  11. #22
    “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.”

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  1. #23
    “‘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.’”
  2. #24
    “Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
    ‘Pooh!’ he whispered.
    ‘Yes, Piglet?’
    ‘Nothing,’ said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. ‘I just wanted to be sure of you.’”
  3. #25
    “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”
  4. #26
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.”
  5. #27
    “Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
    ‘Pooh!’ he whispered.
    ‘Yes, Piglet?’
    ‘Nothing,’ said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. ‘I just wanted to be sure of you.’”
  6. #28
    “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.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Pooh
    concept
    kindness
  7. #29
    “Think it over, think it under.”
  8. #30
    “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”
  9. #31
    “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.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Pooh
    concept
    patience
  10. #32
    “But it isn’t easy,” said Pooh. “Because Poetry and Hums aren’t things which you get, they’re things which get you. And all you can do is to go where they can find you.”
  11. #33
    “Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Pooh
    concept
    love
  1. #34
    “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
  2. #35
    “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
  3. #36
    “You seem so sad, Eeyore.”
    “Sad? Why should I be sad? It’s my birthday. The happiest day of the year.”
  4. #37
    “What a long time whoever lives here is answering this door.” And he knocked again.
    “But Pooh,” said Piglet, “it’s your own house!”
    “Oh!” Said Pooh. “So it is,” he said. “Well, let’s go in.”
  5. #38
    “And many happy returns to you, Pooh Bear.”
  6. #39
    ″‘Then there’s only one thing to be done,’ he said. ‘We shall have to wait for you to get thin again.’
    ‘How long does getting thin take?’ asked Pooh anxiously.
    ‘About a week, I should think.’
    ‘But I can’t stay here for a week!’
    ‘You can stay here all right, silly old Bear. It’s getting you out which is so difficult.‘”
  7. #40
    ″‘I’m afraid no meals,’ said Christopher Robin, ‘because of getting thin quicker. But we will read to you.‘”
  8. #41
    ″‘You’re the Best Bear in All the World,’ said Christopher Robin soothingly.
  9. #42
    “Silly old Bear,” he said.
  10. #43
    “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. Anyhow here he is at the bottom, and ready to be introduced to you. Winnie-the-Pooh.”
  11. #44
    “When I first heard his name, I said, just as you are going to say, ‘But I thought he was a boy?’
    ‘So did I,’ said Christopher Robin.
    ‘Then you can’t call him Winnie?’
    ‘I don’t.’
    ‘But you said—”
    ‘He’s Winnie-the-Pooh. Don’t you know what ‘ther’ means?‘”

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