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A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
by A. A. Milne

A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Cute Whimsey

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh) PHOTO

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh) PHOTO

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

 

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
- 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)

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It is awfully hard to be brave, when you're only a Very Small Animal.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- 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)

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)

The things that make me different are the things that make me.
- 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 used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- 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)

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

To the uneducated an A is just three sticks.
- 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)

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)

If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together...
there is something you must always remember.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
But the most important thing is, even if we're apart...
I'll always be with you.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone
what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

"We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?" asked Piglet.
"Even longer," Pooh answered.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

One of the advantages of being disorganized is that
one is always having surprising discoveries.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
- 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)

"How do you spell 'love'?" asked Piglet.
"You don't spell it...you feel it." answered Pooh.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If there ever comes a day when we can't be together,
keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
- 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)

We'll be friends until forever, just you wait and see.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It's not much of a tail, but I'm sort of attached to it.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't.
But there was going to be when I began it.
It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge
and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you,
you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

That's what Tiggers do best!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

"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."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Organizing is what you do before you do something,
so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.
- A. A. Milne

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one
is constantly making exciting discoveries.
- A. A. Milne

You will be better advised to watch what we do instead of what we say.
- A. A. Milne

Tiggers don't like honey.
- A. A. Milne

What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes,
he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.
- A. A. Milne

Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe,
and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
- A. A. Milne

If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make
an effort to deserve the name.
- A. A. Milne

Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game
in the world at which to be bad.
- A. A. Milne

Bores can be divided into two classes;
those who have their own particular subject,
and those who do not need a subject.
- A. A. Milne

Never forget me, because if I thought you would,
I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.
- A. A. Milne

Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to
collect money and fame from this state of being.
- A. A. Milne

Organizating is what you do before you do something,
so that when you do it, it's not all mixed up.
- A. A. Milne

My spelling is Wobbly.
It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.
- A. A. Milne

The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority.
The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority.
The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
- A. A. Milne

Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
- Ambrose Bierce

In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house,
it was a house in quotation marks.
On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera.
- Arthur Miller

In the dying world I come from, quotation is a national vice.
- Evelyn Waugh

Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic
way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.
- Janet Malcolm

An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.
- Letitia Landon

A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man
of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
- Joseph Roux

I always have a quotation for everything -
it saves original thinking.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

She had a pretty gift for quotation,
which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
- W. Somerset Maugham

We are cooling.
We are not warming.
The warming you see out there, the supposed warming,
and I use my finger quotation marks here,
is part of the cooling process.
- Michael Steele

When one begins to live by habit and by quotation,
one has begun to stop living.
- James A. Baldwin

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages,
may be preserved by quotation.
- Isaac D'Israeli

Every book is a quotation;
and every house is a quotation out of all forests,
and mines, and stone quarries;
and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life itself is a quotation.
- Jorge Luis Borges

I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses.
- Bill Walsh


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