Famous A. A. Milne Quotes

For I am a bear of very little brain, and long words bother me.

This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.

The difficulty in the way of writing a children’s play is that Barrie was born too soon. Many people must have felt the same about Shakespeare. We who came later have no chance. What fun to have been Adam, and to have had the whole world of plots and jokes and stories at one’s disposal.

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

Ideas may drift into other minds, but they do not drift my way. I have to go and fetch them. I know no work manual or mental to equal the appalling heart-breaking anguish of fetching an idea from nowhere.

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

I just wanted to be sure of you.

Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.

Piglet: “How do you spell ‘love’?” Winnie the Pooh: “You don’t spell it…you feel it.”

The things that make me different are the things that make me.

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.

If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.