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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 children's poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work. (1882 – 1956)

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.
A. A. Milne /Winnie the Pooh/

I used to believe in forever, but "forever" is too good to be true.
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/

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/

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

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

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

There is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A. A. Milne /Winnie the Pooh/

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.
A. A. Milne /Winnie the Pooh/

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