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Winnie the Pooh Quotes

54 of the best book quotes from Winnie the Pooh
  1. #1
    “‘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
  2. #2
    “Hello, Rabbit,” he said, “Is that you?”
    “Let’s pretend it isn’t,” said Rabbit, “And see what happens.”
  3. #3
    “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
  4. #4
    “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.”
  5. #5
    “A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.”
  6. #6
    “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!
  7. #7
    “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.”
  8. #8
    “I’d say thistles, but nobody listens to me, anyway.”
  9. #9
    “It’s all for naught.”
  10. #10
    “Most likely lose it again, anyway.”
  1. #11
    “Thanks, but I’d rather stay an Eeyore.”
  2. #12
    “If it is a good morning, which I doubt.”
  3. #13
    “They made me catch the cold I caught.”
  4. #14
    “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
  5. #15
    “Might take a day or two, but I’ll find a new one.”
  6. #16
    “No brain at all, some of them, only grey fluff that’s blown into their heads by mistake, and they don’t think.”
  7. #17
    “Nobody tells me. Nobody keeps me informed. I make it 17 days come Friday since anybody spoke to me.”
  8. #18
    “You don’t always want to be miserable on my birthday, do you?”
  9. #19
    “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”
  10. #20
    “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

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  1. #21
    “I wonder what Piglet is doing,” thought Pooh. “I wish I were there to be doing it, too.”
  2. #22
    “Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.”
  3. #23
    “One thing you should know, no matter where I go, we’ll always be together.”
  4. #24
    “What should happen if you forget about me?” asked Pooh. “Silly old bear, I won’t ever forget about you,” said Christopher Robin.
  5. #25
    “I always get to where I’m going by walking away from where I have been.”
  6. #26
    “We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh?” asked Piglet. “Even longer,” Pooh answered.
  7. #27
    “The things that make me different are the things that make me.”
  8. #28
    “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
  9. #29
    “Love is taking a few steps backward, maybe even more…to give way to the happiness of the person you love.”
  10. #30
    “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.”
  1. #31
    “‘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. #32
    “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”
  3. #33
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.”
  4. #34
    “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
  5. #35
    “Think it over, think it under.”
  6. #36
    “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”
  7. #37
    “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
  8. #38
    “Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Pooh
    concept
    love
  9. #39
    “Days. Weeks. Months. Who knows?”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    time
  10. #40
    “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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  1. #41
    “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.”
  2. #42
    “Yup, I know how that feels.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    empathy
  3. #43
    “Moved me to tears.”
  4. #44
    “The sky has finally fallen. Always knew it would.”
  5. #45
    “I’m telling you. People come and go in this Forest, and they say, ‘It’s only Eeyore, so it doesn’t count.’”
  6. #46
    “And many happy returns to you, Pooh Bear.”
  7. #47
    “The most wonderful thing about Tiggers is you’re the only one.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Eeyore
    concept
    humor
  8. #48
    ″‘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.‘”
  9. #49
    ″‘I’m afraid no meals,’ said Christopher Robin, ‘because of getting thin quicker. But we will read to you.‘”
  10. #50
    ″‘You’re the Best Bear in All the World,’ said Christopher Robin soothingly.
  11. #51
    “Silly old Bear,” he said.
  12. #52
    “What about a story?” said Christopher Robin.
  13. #53
    “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.”
  14. #54
    “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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