“Think, think, think.”
The beloved teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear, created by English author A. A. Milne and first appeared in print in 1926. After translated into more than 50 languages, Winnie the Pooh becomes one of the most famous children’s book characters of all time.
Winnie the Pooh quotes can teach us a lot about love and life. With a journey exploring the stories of Pooh and his friends Eeyore, Kanga and Roo, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Tigger, and Christopher Robin, we can easily see that wisdom comes in all shapes and sizes, especially from famous quotes about life.
With every Winnie the Pooh characters and their simple words, it is surprised how cute life quotes on happiness and love can teach us a lot.
Sometimes the most profound truths are hidden in simple words. This is what genius author and creator like A. A. Milne, Dr. Seuss Quotes and Walt Disney quotes teach us in heart-warming and powerful snippets of wisdom.
Fictional characters from our childhood still make an impact in our life. Peter pan quotes may be found in the pages of children’s books, or SpongeBob quotes, beauty and the beast quotes may be found in the animated classics but all of these contain great wisdom.
I hope this cheerful collection of Winnie the Pooh quotes on life, love and friendship make you smile today.
Best Winnie the Pooh Quotes
“Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.”
“You’re braver than you believe and stronger and smarter than you think.”
“Think it over, think it under.”
“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”
“The things that make me different are the things that make me.” —Piglet
“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.”
“‘I have been Foolish and Deluded,’ said he, ‘And I am a Bear of No Brain at All.’
‘You’re the Best Bear in All the World,’ said Christopher Robin soothingly.
‘Am I?’ said Pooh hopefully.
“It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine.” — Eeyore
“One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.”
“So they went off together. But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his bear will always be playing.” —A.A. Milne
“A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.”
Piglet: Supposing a tree fell down when we were underneath it?
Pooh: Supposing it didn’t.
“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.” Winnie-the-Pooh
“I always get to where I’m going by walking away from where I have been.”
Winnie the Pooh Quotes About Life
“When you are a Bear of Very Little brain, and you Think Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.” —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.” —Piglet
“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.” from The House at Pooh Corner
“Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the forest that was left out by mistake.” from Pooh’s Little Instruction Book
“Could be worse. Not sure how, but it could be.” —Eeyore
“I wonder how many wishes a star can give.”
“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like, “What about lunch?” —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.”
“Think it over, think it under.” —Winnie the Pooh
“Owl,” said Rabbit shortly, “You and I have brains. The others have fluff. If there is any thinking to be done in this Forest and when I say thinking, I mean thinking, you and I must do it.” from The House at Pooh Corner
“I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” —Winnie the Pooh
“What day is it?”
“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
“My favorite day,” said Pooh.
“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.” —Winnie the Pooh
“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.”
“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.” —Winnie the Pooh
“They’re funny things, accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.” — Eeyore
“‘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.”
“Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.”
“Owl looked at him, and wondered whether to push him off the tree; but, feeling that he could always do it afterward, he tried once more to find out what they were talking about.” from The House at Pooh Corner
“My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.” —Winnie the Pooh
“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.” from The House at Pooh Corner
“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.”
“The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.” — Eeyore
“Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.”
“Hello, Rabbit,” he said, “Is that you?”
“Let’s pretend it isn’t,” said Rabbit, “And see what happens.”
“Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?”
“You can’t help respecting anybody who can spell TUESDAY, even if he doesn’t spell it right; but spelling isn’t everything. There are days when spelling Tuesday simply doesn’t count.”
“When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.”
“It’s snowing still,” said Eeyore gloomily.
“So it is.”
“Yes,” said Eeyore. “However,” he said, brightening up a little, “we haven’t had an earthquake lately.”
“Doing nothing often leads to the very best of something.”
“I must go forward where I have never been instead of backward where I have.”
“When I’m going somewhere and I wait, somewhere often comes to me.”
“So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing Introductions and get on with the book.”
“It is hard to be brave,’ said Piglet, sniffing slightly, ‘when you’re only a Very Small Animal.”
“I was walking along looking for somebody, and then suddenly I wasn’t anymore.”
“By the time it came to the edge of the Forest the stream had grown up, so that it was almost a river, and, being grown-up, it did not run and jump and sparkle along as it used to do when it was younger, but moved more slowly. For it knew now where it was going, and it said to itself, “There is no hurry. We shall get there someday.” But all the little streams higher up in the Forest went this way and that, quickly, eagerly, having so much to find out before it was too late.”
“Washing, this modern behind the ears nonsense.”
“I did mean a little larger small helping.”
“Whatever his weight in pounds and ounces, he always seems bigger because of his bounces.”
“Christopher Robin! Will you kindly shake your umbrella and say ‘tut tut it looks like rain!’?”
“They have no imagination. A tail is just a tail to them, just a little something extra in the back.”
“Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.”
“Well, you both went out with the blue balloon, and you took your gun with you, just in case, as you always did,”
“Oh, Kanga,” said Pooh, after Rabbit had winked at him twice, “I don’t know if you are interested in Poetry at all?” “Hardly at all,” said Kanga.”
Winnie the Pooh Quotes On Love
Piglet: “How do you spell ‘love’?”
Pooh: “You don’t spell it…you feel it.”
“Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.” —Winnie the Pooh
“Love is taking a few steps backward, maybe even more…to give way to the happiness of the person you love.” —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.” —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.” —Winnie the Pooh
“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”
“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.” —Winnie the Pooh
“A day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day.”
“Promise you won’t forget me, ever. Not even when I’m a hundred.”
“Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would I’d never leave.”
“As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen.”
Winnie the Pooh Friendship Quotes
“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
‘Pooh!’ he whispered.
‘Nothing,’ said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. ‘I just wanted to be sure of you.’
“I wonder what Piglet is doing,” thought Pooh. “I wish I were there to be doing it, too.”
“It all comes,” said Pooh crossly, “of not having front doors big enough.”
“We didn’t realize we were making memories. We just knew we were having fun.”
“What should happen if you forget about me?” asked Pooh.
“Silly old bear, I won’t ever forget about you,” said Christopher Robin.”
“‘We’ll be Friends Forever, won’t we, Pooh?’ asked Piglet.
‘Even longer,’ Pooh answered.”
“We will be friends until forever, just you wait and see.”
“A friend is someone who helps you up when you’re down, and if they can’t, they lay down beside you and listen.”
“The most important thing is, even when we’re apart, I’ll always be with you.” —Christopher Robin
“It’s not what we have, but who we have.”
“One thing you should know, no matter where I go, we’ll always be together.”
“Sometimes the smallest things take the most room in your heart.”
“A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.”
“It’s always a sunny day when Christopher Robin comes to play.”
“After all, one can’t complain. I have my friends.” —Eeyore
“Forever isn’t long at all, Christopher, when I’m with you.”
“It seemed they had always been, and would always be, friends. Time could change much, but not that.”
“‘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.’”
“We need you, we always need you.”
“Piglet wasn’t afraid if he had Christopher Robin with him, so off they went….”
“Do go and see, Owl. Because Pooh hasn’t got very much brain, and he might do something silly, and I do love him so, Owl. Do you see, Owl?”
“Here together, friends forever. Some things were just meant to be, and that’s you and me.”
“A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be.”
“It wasn’t much good having anything exciting like floods if you couldn’t share them with somebody.”