A.A. Milne Quotes - Author of Winnie-the-Pooh
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A. A. Milne

Alan Alexander Milne was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work. 
Born: 18 January 1882, Hampstead, United Kingdom
Died: 31 January 1956, Hartfield, United Kingdom
Plays: Toad of Toad Hall, Wurzel-Flummery, The Ugly Duckling, The Fourth Wall
Movies and TV shows: Winnie the Pooh

Quote:"Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them."
  
Quote:"Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
 
Quote:"My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places."
 
Quote:"What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow."
 
Quote:"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." 
 
Quote:"You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes."
 
Quote:"Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up."
Quote:"Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again? - A. A. Milne"
  
Quote:"The Old Testament is responsible for more atheism, agnosticism, disbelief - call it what you will - than any book ever written. It has emptied more churches than all the counter-attractions of cinema, motor-bicycle and golf course."
 
Quote:"Is 'The Wind in the Willows' a children's book? Is 'Alice in Wonderland?' Is 'Treasure Island?' These are masterpieces which we read with pleasure as children, but with how much more pleasure when we are grown-up."
 
Quote:"Don't underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the thing you can't hear, and not bothering."
 
Quote:"One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries."
 
Quote:"If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name."
 
Quote:"To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks. - A. A. Milne"
  
Quote:"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"
  
Quote:"Some people care too much. I think it's called love."
 
Quote:"Tiggers don't like honey."
 
Quote:"Bores can be divided into two classes; those who have their own particular subject, and those who do not need a subject."
 
Quote:"War is something of man's own fostering, and if all mankind renounces it, then it is no longer there."
 
Quote:"A clever conjurer is welcome anywhere, and those of us whose powers of entertainment are limited to the setting of booby-traps or the arranging of apple-pie beds must view with envy the much greater tribute of laughter and applause which is the lot of the prestidigitator with some natural gift for legerdemain."
 
Quote:"Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad."
 
Quote:"I suppose that every one of us hopes secretly for immortality; to leave, I mean, a name behind him which will live forever in this world, whatever he may be doing, himself, in the next."
 
Quote:"I am sure of this: that no one can write a book which children will like unless he write it for himself first."
 
Quote:"A writer wants something more than money for his work: he wants permanence."
 
Quote:"You will be better advised to watch what we do instead of what we say."
 
Quote:"Never forget me, because if I thought you would, I'd never leave."
Quote:"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."
Quote:"A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside."


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