43 Winnie the Pooh Quotes by A.A. Milne

Winnie-the-Pooh is a 1926 children’s book written by A.A. Milne and illustrated by E.H. Shepard.

Winnie-the-Pooh, a bear, and his friends Piglet, Owl, Tigger, and Eeyore are portrayed in the book.

Generations of youngsters have appreciated the tale, which has become a classic in children’s literature.

Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne

Let’s have a look at some of the most cherished quotes from Winnie The Pooh novel.

Winnie the Pooh Quotes by A.A. Milne

“It’s not much of a tail, but I’m sort of attached to it.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

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

“He could see the honey, he could smell the honey, but he couldn’t quite reach the honey.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

“Washing, this modern behind the ears nonsense.” ~ 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).

“He was telling an interesting anecdote full of exciting words like “encyclopedia” and “rhododendron”.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

“Christopher Robin … just said it had an “x.”‘ ‘It isn’t their necks I mind,’ said Piglet earnestly. ‘It’s their teeth.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

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

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

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Best Winnie the Pooh Quotes by A.A. Milne

“Tut-tut, it looks like rain.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

“You’re braver than you believe and stronger and smarter than you think.” ~ 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).

“She would know a good thing to do without thinking about it.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

“How sweet to be a Cloud Floating in the Blue! It makes him very proud To be a little cloud.” ~ 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).

“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).

Quotes from Winnie the Pooh

“Oh, Bear!” said Christopher Robin. “How I do love you!” “So do I,” said Pooh.” ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

“Think, think, think.” ~ 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).

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

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

“It is hard to be brave,” said Piglet, sniffing slightly, “when you’re only a Very Small Animal.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

Famous Winnie the Pooh Quotes

“It all comes,” said Pooh crossly, “of not having front doors big enough.” ~ 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).

“And how are you?” said Winnie-the-Pooh. Eeyore shook his head from side to side. “Not very how,” he said. “I don’t seem to have felt at all how for a long time.” ~ 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).

“So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing Introductions and get on with the book.” ~ 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).

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

Powerful Winnie the Pooh Quotes

“They have no imagination. A tail is just a tail to them, just a little something extra in the back.” ~ 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).

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

“You never can tell with bees.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

“Whatever his weight in pounds and ounces, he always seems bigger because of his bounces.” ~ A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh).

“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).

“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).

“He said it twice because he had never said it before, and it sounded funny.” ~ 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.

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

“It all comes of liking honey so much.” ~ 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).

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


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