Pooh Quotes

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Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie-the-Pooh #2))
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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.
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Joan Powers (Pooh's Little Instruction Book)
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You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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How do you spell 'love'?" - Piglet "You don't spell it...you feel it." - Pooh
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A.A. Milne
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Sometimes,' said Pooh, 'the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
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A.A. Milne
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What day is it?” asked Pooh. β€œIt’s today,” squeaked Piglet. β€œMy favorite day,” said Pooh.
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A.A. Milne
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People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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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.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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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.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh. "I wish I were there to be doing it, too.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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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.
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A.A. Milne
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I'm not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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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.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That's the problem.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?
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A.A. Milne
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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.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Oh Tigger, where are your manners?" "I don’t know, but I bet they’re having more fun than I am.
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A.A. Milne
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When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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What I like doing best is Nothing." "How do you do Nothing," asked Pooh after he had wondered for a long time. "Well, it's when people call out at you just as you're going off to do it, 'What are you going to do, Christopher Robin?' and you say, 'Oh, Nothing,' and then you go and do it. It means just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering." "Oh!" said Pooh.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Pooh," said Rabbit kindly, "you haven't any brain." "I know," said Pooh humbly.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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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.
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A.A. Milne
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When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of 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.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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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.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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She turned to the sunlight Β Β Β Β And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: Β Β Β Β "Winter is dead.
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A.A. Milne (When We Were Very Young (Winnie-the-Pooh, #3))
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A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Think, think, think.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Do you really want to be happy? You can begin by being appreciative of who you are and what you've got.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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Think it over, think it under.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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It's not much of a tail, but I'm sort of attached to it.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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I did know once, only I've sort of forgotten.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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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.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner)
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Supposing a tree fell down, Pooh, when we were underneath it?' 'Supposing it didn't,' said Pooh after careful thought. Piglet was comforted by this.
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A.A. Milne
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Hallo, Rabbit,” he said, β€œis that you?” "Let’s pretend it isn’t,” said Rabbit, β€œand see what happens.
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A.A. Milne
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To the uneducated an A is just three sticks.
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A.A. Milne (The World of Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1-2))
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How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
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A.A. Milne (The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh)
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We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?' asked Piglet. Even longer,' Pooh answered.” Winnie-the-Pooh
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Bother.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Pooh! Grown-ups are always thinking of uninteresting explanations.
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C.S. Lewis (The Magician’s Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, #6))
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I was walking along looking for somebody, and then suddenly I wasn't anymore.
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A.A. Milne
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There must be somebody there, because somebody must have said "Nobody.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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You never can tell with bees.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing Introductions and get on with the book.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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It is hard to be brave, when you're only a Very Small Animal.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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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.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie-the-Pooh #2))
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The surest way to become Tense, Awkward, and Confused is to develop a mind that tries too hard - one that thinks too much.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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The main problem with this great obsession for saving time is very simple: you can't save time. You can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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But Piglet is so small that he slips into a pocket, where it is very comfortable to feel him when you are not quite sure whether twice seven is twelve or twenty-two.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Are you sure you know where you're going?" Andrea frowned. "Would you like me to pull over and ask that bamboo for directions?" "I don't know, do you think it will answer?" We peered at the bamboo. "I think it looks suspicious," Andrea said. "Maybe there is a heffalump hiding in it." Andrea stared at me. "You know, heffalump? From Pooh Bear?" "Where do you even get this shit?
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Ilona Andrews (Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5))
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For I am a bear of very little brain, and long words bother me.
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A.A. Milne (The World of Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1-2))
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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.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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To her- Hand in hand we come Christopher Robin and I To lay this book in your lap. Say you're surprised? Say you like it? Say it's just what you wanted? Because it's yours- because we love you.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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No brain at all, some of them [people], only grey fluff that's blown into their heads by mistake, and they don't Think.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie-the-Pooh #2))
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I might have known,” said Eeyore. β€œAfter all, one can’t complain. I have my friends. Somebody spoke to me only yesterday. And was it last week or the week before that Rabbit bumped into me and said β€˜Bother!’. The Social Round. Always something going on.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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We’ve got to get these guys to Bubba’s. Anyone got a clue how to do it? (Nick) They gotta be breathing? (Simi) Yes. (Nick and Caleb) Well, pooh. That just takes all the fun out of it. (Simi)
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Sherrilyn Kenyon (Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, #1))
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Those who are clever, who have a brain, never understand anything.
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Walt Disney Company
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Any day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day.
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A.A. Milne
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Promise you won't forget me, ever. Not even when I'm a hundred.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie-the-Pooh #2))
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If people were superior to animals, they'd take good care of them," said Pooh.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
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A.A. Milne
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Turn around, Piglet. Step lightly, Pooh. This silly ol' dance is perfect for two.
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A.A. Milne (The World of Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1-2))
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On Wednesday, when the sky is blue, and I have nothing else to do, I sometimes wonder if it's true That who is what and what is who." - Winnie-the-Pooh
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A.A. Milne
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And by and by Christopher Robin came to the end of things, and he was silent, and he sat there, looking out over the world, just wishing it wouldn't stop.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner)
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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.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie-the-Pooh #2))
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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.
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Carter Crocker (Disney's Pooh's Grand Adventure The Search for Christopher Robin (A Little Golden Book))
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Things just happen in the right way, at the right time. At least when you let them, when you work with circumstances instead of saying, 'This isn't supposed to be happening this way,' and trying harder to make it happen some other way.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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Good morning, Eeyore," said Pooh. "Good morning, Pooh Bear," said Eeyore gloomily. "If it is a good morning, which I doubt," said he. "Why, what's the matter?" "Nothing, Pooh Bear, nothing. We can't all, and some of us don't. That's all there is to it." "Can't all what?" said Pooh, rubbing his nose. "Gaiety. Song-and-dance. Here we go round the mulberry bush.
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A.A. Milne
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You'd be surprised how many people violate this simple principle every day of their lives and try to fit square pegs into round holes, ignoring the clear reality that Things Are As They Are.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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You are braver than you believe, Stronger than you seem, And smarter than you think(:
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Carter Crocker (Disney's Pooh's Grand Adventure The Search for Christopher Robin (A Little Golden Book))
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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." "Dear, dear," said Pooh, "I'm sorry about that. Let's have a look at you.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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So in America when the sun goes down and I sit on the old broken-down river pier watching the long, long skies over New Jersey and sense all that raw land that rolls in one unbelievable huge bulge over to the West Coast, and all that road going, and all the people dreaming in the immensity of it, and in Iowa I know by now the children must be crying in the land where they let the children cry, and tonight the stars'll be out, and don't you know that God is Pooh Bear? the evening star must be drooping and shedding her sparkler dims on the prairie, which is just before the coming of complete night that blesses the earth, darkens all the rivers, cups the peaks and folds the final shore in, and nobody, nobody knows what's going to happen to anybody besides the forlorn rags of growing old, I think of Dean Moriarty, I even think of Old Dean Moriarty the father we never found, I think of Dean Moriarty.
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Jack Kerouac (On the Road (The Viking Critical Library))
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And really, it wasn’t much good having anything exciting like floods, if you couldn’t share them with somebody.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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First, Lord: No tattoos. May neither Chinese symbol for truth nor Winnie-the-Pooh holding the FSU logo stain her tender haunches. May she be Beautiful but not Damaged, for it’s the Damage that draws the creepy soccer coach’s eye, not the Beauty. When the Crystal Meth is offered, May she remember the parents who cut her grapes in half And stick with Beer. Guide her, protect her When crossing the street, stepping onto boats, swimming in the ocean, swimming in pools, walking near pools, standing on the subway platform, crossing 86th Street, stepping off of boats, using mall restrooms, getting on and off escalators, driving on country roads while arguing, leaning on large windows, walking in parking lots, riding Ferris wheels, roller-coasters, log flumes, or anything called β€œHell Drop,” β€œTower of Torture,” or β€œThe Death Spiral Rock β€˜N Zero G Roll featuring Aerosmith,” and standing on any kind of balcony ever, anywhere, at any age. Lead her away from Acting but not all the way to Finance. Something where she can make her own hours but still feel intellectually fulfilled and get outside sometimes And not have to wear high heels. What would that be, Lord? Architecture? Midwifery? Golf course design? I’m asking You, because if I knew, I’d be doing it, Youdammit. May she play the Drums to the fiery rhythm of her Own Heart with the sinewy strength of her Own Arms, so she need Not Lie With Drummers. Grant her a Rough Patch from twelve to seventeen. Let her draw horses and be interested in Barbies for much too long, For childhood is short – a Tiger Flower blooming Magenta for one day – And adulthood is long and dry-humping in cars will wait. O Lord, break the Internet forever, That she may be spared the misspelled invective of her peers And the online marketing campaign for Rape Hostel V: Girls Just Wanna Get Stabbed. And when she one day turns on me and calls me a Bitch in front of Hollister, Give me the strength, Lord, to yank her directly into a cab in front of her friends, For I will not have that Shit. I will not have it. And should she choose to be a Mother one day, be my eyes, Lord, that I may see her, lying on a blanket on the floor at 4:50 A.M., all-at-once exhausted, bored, and in love with the little creature whose poop is leaking up its back. β€œMy mother did this for me once,” she will realize as she cleans feces off her baby’s neck. β€œMy mother did this for me.” And the delayed gratitude will wash over her as it does each generation and she will make a Mental Note to call me. And she will forget. But I’ll know, because I peeped it with Your God eyes.
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Tina Fey (Bossypants)
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Later on, when they had all said β€œGood-bye” and β€œThank-you” to Christopher Robin, Pooh and Piglet walked home thoughtfully together in the golden evening, and for a long time they were silent. β€œWhen you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, β€œwhat's the first thing you say to yourself?” β€œWhat's for breakfast?” said Pooh. β€œWhat do you say, Piglet?” β€œI say, I wonder what's going to happen exciting to-day?” said Piglet. Pooh nodded thoughtfully. β€œIt's the same thing,” he said.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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The old grey donkey, Eeyore stood by himself in a thistly corner of the Forest, his front feet well apart, his head on one side, and thought about things. Sometimes he thought sadly to himself, "Why?" and sometimes he thought, "Wherefore?" and sometimes he thought, "Inasmuch as which?" and sometimes he didn't quite know what he was thinking about.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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They're funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you're having them.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie-the-Pooh #2))
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If people ask me, I always tell them: "Quite well, thank you, I'm very glad to say." If people ask me, I always answer, "Quite well, thank you, how are you today?" I always answer, I always tell them, If they ask me Politely... BUT SOMETIMES I wish That they wouldn't
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A.A. Milne (When We Were Very Young (Winnie-the-Pooh, #3))
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Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in our hearts.
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A.A. Milne
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A clever mind is not a heart. Knowledge doesn't really care, wisdom does.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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Now then, Pooh," said Christopher Robin, "where's your boat?" "I ought to say," explained Pooh as they walked down to the shore of the island, "that it isn't just an ordinary sort of boat. Sometimes it's a Boat, and sometimes it's more of an Accident. It all depends." "Depends on what?" "On whether I'm on the top of it or underneath it.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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There's the South Pole, said Christopher Robin, and I expect there's an East Pole and a West Pole, though people don't like talking about them.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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You can't save time. You can only spend it, but you can spend it wisely or foolishly.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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But [Pooh] couldn't sleep. The more he tried to sleep the more he couldn't. He tried counting Sheep, which is sometimes a good way of getting to sleep, and, as that was no good, he tried counting Heffalumps. And that was worse. Because every Heffalump that he counted was making straight for a pot of Pooh's honey, and eating it all. For some minutes he lay there miserably, but when the five hundred and eighty-seventh Heffalump was licking its jaws, and saying to itself, "Very good honey this, I don't know when I've tasted better," Pooh could bear it no longer.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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Wisdom, Happiness, and Courage are not waiting somewhere out beyond sight at the end of a straight line; they're part of a continuous cycle that begins right here. They're not only the ending, but the beginning as well.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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When I was One, I had just begun. When I was Two, I was nearly new. When I was Three I was hardly me. When I was Four, I was not much more. When I was Five, I was just alive. But now I am Six, I'm as clever as clever, So I think I'll be six now for ever and ever.
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A.A. Milne (Now We Are Six (Winnie-the-Pooh, #4))
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You're braver than you believe and stronger and smarter than you think.
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Carter Crocker (Disney's Pooh's Grand Adventure The Search for Christopher Robin (A Little Golden Book))
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There are things about ourselves that we need to get rid of; there are things we need to change. But at the same time, we do not need to be too desperate, too ruthless, too combative. Along the way to usefulness and happiness, many of those things will change themselves, and the others can be worked on as we go. The first thing we need to do is recognize and trust our own Inner Nature, and not lose sight of it.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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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.
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A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh, #1))
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We don't need to shift our responsibilities onto the shoulders of some deified Spiritual Superman, or sit around and wait for Fate to come knocking at the door. We simply need to believe in the power that's within us, and use it. When we do that, and stop imitating others and competing against them, things begin to work for us.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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How can you get very far, If you don't know who you are? How can you do what you ought, If you don't know what you've got? And if you don't know which to do Of all the things in front of you, Then what you'll have when you are through Is just a mess without a clue Of all the best that can come true If you know What and Which and Who.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
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What do you like doing best in the world, Pooh?" "Well," said Pooh, "what I like best-" and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called. And then he thought that being with Christopher Robin was a very good thing to do, and having Piglet near was a very friendly thing to have; and so, when he had thought it all out, he said, "What I like best in the whole world is Me and Piglet going to see You, and You saying 'What about a little something?' and Me saying, 'Well, I shouldn't mind a little something, should you, Piglet,' and it being a hummy sort of day outside, and birds singing." "I like that too," said Christopher Robin, "but what I like doing best is Nothing.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie-the-Pooh #2))
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Then, suddenly again, Christopher Robin, who was still looking at the world, with his chin in his hand, called out "Pooh!" "Yes?" said Pooh. "When I'm--when--Pooh!" "Yes, Christopher Robin?" "I'm not going to do Nothing any more." "Never again?" "Well, not so much. They don't let you." Pooh waited for him to go on, but he was silent again. "Yes, Christopher Robin?" said Pooh helpfully. "Pooh, when I'm--you know--when I'm not doing Nothing, will you come up here sometimes?" "Just me?" "Yes, Pooh." "Will you be here too?" "Yes Pooh, I will be really. I promise I will be Pooh." "That's good," said Pooh. "Pooh, promise you won't forget about me, ever. Not even when I'm a hundred." Pooh thought for a little. "How old shall I be then?" "Ninety-nine." Pooh nodded. "I promise," he said. Still with his eyes on the world Christopher Robin put out a hand and felt Pooh's paw. "Pooh," said Christopher Robin earnestly, "if I--if I'm not quite--" he stopped and tried again-- "Pooh, whatever happens, you will understand, won't you?" "Understand what?" "Oh, nothing." He laughed and jumped to his feet. "Come on!" "Where?" said Pooh. "Anywhere." said Christopher Robin. 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.
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A.A. Milne (The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie-the-Pooh #2))
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The Christmas presents once opened are Not So Much Fun as they were while we were in the process of examining, lifting, shaking, thinking about, and opening them. Three hundred sixty-five days later, we try again and find that the same thing has happened. Each time the goal is reached, it becomes Not So Much Fun, and we're off to reach the next one, then the next one, then the next. That doesn't mean that the goals we have don't count. They do, mostly because they cause us to go through the process and it's the process that makes us wise, happy, or whatever. If we do things in the wrong sort of way, it makes us miserable, angry, confused, and things like that. The goal has to be right for us, and it has to be beneficial, in order to ensure a beneficial process. But aside from that, it's really the process that's important.
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Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)