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Alan Alexander Milne quotes (27)

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.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Boy

If you want to make a song more hummy add a few tiddely poms.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Poetry

Its always useful to know where a friend-and-relation is whether you want him or whether you don't.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Know

People who don't Think probably don't have Brains; rather they have grey fluff thats blown into their heads by mistake.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Thief

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Discovery

A bear however hard he tries grows tubby without exercise.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Exercise

Come come come. Without a monster or two it's not a quest merely a gaggle of friends wandering about.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Color

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.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Bridge

Theyre funny things Accidents. You never have them till youre having them.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Accidents

I am a Bear of Very Little Brain and long words bother me.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Brain

Before beginning a Hunt it is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: See

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Hurry

To the uneducated an A is just three sticks.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Education

It is hard to be brave when youre only a Very Small Animal.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Brave

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.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Without

Brains first and then Hard Work.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Work

Just because an animal is large it doesnt mean he doesnt want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Animals

How long does getting thin take? Pooh asked anxiously.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Unsorted

It gets you nowhere if the other persons tail is only just in sight for the second half of the conversation.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Conversation

Those who are clever who have a Brain never understand anything.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Understand

Always watch where you are going. Otherwise you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Mistake

If the person you are talking to doesnt appear to be listening be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Listen

Its so much more friendly with two.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Friendship

When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain and 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.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Others

When having a smackerel of something with a friend don't eat so much that you get stuck in the doorway trying to get out.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Food

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesnt use long difficult words but rather short easy words like What about lunch?
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Talk

When late morning rolls around and youre feeling a bit out of sorts don't worry; youre probably just a little eleven oclockish.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Feelings