70 Eeyore Quotes That Dive Deep Into One’s Emotions

Get to know a deeper side of the Winnie-the-Pooh series through these top 70 Eeyore quotes.

Coming from your childhood memories, Eeyore might have been just a sad, lonely character.

But there’s actually a lot of insight and sense into his personality that a lot of adults can relate to and understand.

So, if you’re curious to know what life lessons you can learn from this sometimes played down character from your beloved childhood classic, then be sure to read the full list below.

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And don’t forget to check out these Winnie-the-Pooh quotes and Christopher Robin quotes.

Best Eeyore Quotes

Eeyore Quote - I'm not going to do nothing any more.

1. “I’m not going to do nothing any more.”

2. “Owl flew past a day or two ago and noticed me. He didn’t actually say anything, mind you, but he knew it was me. Very friendly of him, I thought. Encouraging.”

3. “When stuck in the river, it is best to dive and swim to the bank yourself before someone drops a large stone on your chest in an attempt to hoosh you there.”

4. “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.”

Eeyore Quote - End of the road. Nothing to do, and no hope of things getting better.

5. “End of the road. Nothing to do, and no hope of things getting better.”

6. “Sitting on thistles doesn’t do them any good. Take all the life out of them.”

7. “One can’t complain. I have my friends. Someone spoke to me only yesterday.”

8. “You don’t always want to be miserable on my birthday, do you?”

9. “There are those who will wish you good morning. If it is a good morning, which I doubt.”

Eeyore Quotes on Nature and Destiny

Eeyore Quote - Don't blame me if it rains.

10. “Don’t blame me if it rains.”

11. “The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.”

12. “They’re funny things, accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.”

13. “Wish I could say yes, but I can’t.”

14. “It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine.”

Eeyore Quote - It's snowing, still. And freezing. However, we haven't had an earthquake lately.

15. “It’s snowing, still. And freezing. However, we haven’t had an earthquake lately.”

16. “Could be worse. Not sure, but it could be.”

17. “Days. Weeks. Months. Who knows?”

18. “It’s all for naught.”

19. “They made me catch a cold I caught.”

Eeyore Quote - The sky has finally fallen. Always knew it would.

20. “The sky has finally fallen. Always knew it would.”

21. “Yup, I know how that feels.”

22. “Never trust a cloud, I always say.”

23. “It’s the only cloud in the sky. And it’s drizzling. Right on me. Somehow, I am not surprised.”

24. “We can look for the North Pole, or we can play ‘Here we go gathering Nuts in May’ with the end part of an ants’ nest. It’s all the same to me.”

Eeyore Quote - Not much of a house, just right for a not much of a donkey.

25. “Not much of a house, just right for a not much of a donkey.”

26. “Bouncy or coffy, it’s all the same at the bottom of the river.”

27. “Just as I thought, not better from this side.”

28. “Waiting to say hello—I can’t get the hang of it.”

29. “I’m not fun enough to be invited.”

Eeyore Quotes on People and Self-Worth

Eeyore Quote - People come and go in this forest, and they say, 'It's only Eeyore, so it doesn't count.

30. “I’m telling you. People come and go in this forest, and they say, ‘It’s only Eeyore, so it doesn’t count.’”

31. “I was so upset, I forgot to be happy.”

32. “People who don’t think probably don’t have brains; rather, they have grey fluff that’s blown into their heads by mistake.”

33. “If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient.”

34. “No, but I sure do like this new tail.”

Eeyore Quote -Thanks for noticing me.

35. “Thanks for noticing me.”

36. “We can’t all, and some of us don’t. That’s all there is to it.”

37. “Taking people by surprise—a very unpleasant habit. I don’t mind Tigger being in the forest.”

38. “Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.”

39. “W-O-L. That spells ‘owl.’”

Eeyore Quote - And many happy returns to you, Pooh Bear.

40. “And many happy returns to you, Pooh Bear.”

41. “My mistake again. I thought you were saying how sorry you were about my tail, being all numb, and could you do anything to help?”

42. “Could you ask your friend to do his exercises somewhere else?”

43. “Nobody tells me. Nobody keeps me informed. I make it 17 days come Friday since anybody spoke to me.”

44. “I never get my hopes up so I never get let down.”

Eeyore Quote - Don't bustle me. Don't 'now-then' me.

45. “Don’t bustle me. Don’t ‘now-then’ me.”

46. “I’m not asking anybody, I’m just telling everybody.”

47. “That’s what would be so interesting, Pooh. Not being quite sure till afterward.”

48. “I’ll give you three guesses, Rabbit. Digging holes in the ground? Wrong. Leaping from branch to branch of a young oak tree? Wrong. Waiting for somebody to help me out of the river? Right. Give Rabbit time, and he’ll always get the answer.”

49. “Everybody crowds around in this forest. There’s no space. I never saw a more spreading lot of animals in my life and in all the wrong places.”

Eeyore Quotes on Life and Self-Identity

Eeyore Quote -Thanks, but I'd rather stay an Eeyore.

50. “Thanks, but I’d rather stay an Eeyore.”

51. “Might take a day or two, but I’ll find a new one.”

52. “After all, what are birthdays? Here today and gone tomorrow.”

53. “A tail isn’t a tail to them, it’s just a little bit extra at the back.”

54. “To the uneducated, an ‘A’ is just three sticks.”

Eeyore Quote -Sure is a cheerful color. Guess I'll have to get used to it.

55. “Sure is a cheerful color. Guess I’ll have to get used to it.”

56. “Most likely lose it again, anyway.”

57. “It’s an awfully nice tail, Kanga. Much nicer than the rest of me.”

58. “Don’t pay much attention to me, nobody ever does.”

59. “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.”

Eeyore Quote - My eyes are open, but my mind is asleep.

60. “My eyes are open, but my mind is asleep.”

61. “The most wonderful thing about Tigger is you’re the only one.”

62. “Sad? Why should I be sad? It’s my birthday—the happiest day of the year.”

63. “I shall be having lunch directly, and don’t want it bounced on just before I begin. A trifling matter, and fussy of me, but we all have our little ways.”

64. “Use caution when standing by the river bank minding your own business. You might get bounced into the water.”

Eeyore Quote - No need to bother on my account.

65. “No need to bother on my account.”

66. “This writing business—pencils and what-not. Overrated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.”

67. “The fact is this is more difficult than I thought.”

68. “They walk to and fro saying, ‘Ha ha!’ But do they know anything about ‘A’?”

69. “Don’t worry about me. Go and enjoy yourself. I’ll stay here and be miserable.”

Eeyore Quote - I must be good at something, but then, I could be wrong. I guess all I can do is carry on.

70. “I must be good at something, but then, I could be wrong. I guess all I can do is carry on.”

Did These Eeyore Quotes Help You Understand That There’s Always a Light at the End of the Tunnel?

No one ever lives life always at the top—with abundance of happiness, material wants, and love. However, that doesn’t mean that you’ll always be held down by challenges and roadblocks forever, either. Eeyore teaches us that it’s okay to not feel happy all the time.

As long as we have friends who stick by us through the ups and the downs, in the end, everything will be okay.

This is a reminder to not get too attached to the little things—to look ahead and onwards, because at the end of the day, life will turn out how it’s supposed to. All that matters is that we’re together with our loved ones and that we have people we can rely on no matter what we face in life.

What did you think of Eeyore as a kid? What about now? Do you also think he’s one of the wisest and most down-to-earth characters in Winnie-the-Pooh? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.