A. A. Milne

30A. A. Milne Quotes

English Author born on January 18, 1882, died on January 31, 1956

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. Milne served in both World Wars, joining the British Army in World War I, and was a captain of the British Home Guard in World War II... (source)

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. view quote

Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again? view 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. view quote

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

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries. view quote

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. view quote

Bores can be divided into two classes; those who have their own particular subject, and those who do not need a subject. view 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. view 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. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking. view quote

Tiggers don't like honey. view quote

No sensible author wants anything but praise. view quote

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

You will be better advised to watch what we do instead of what we say. view quote

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