110 Winnie The Pooh Quotes

These Top 110 Winnie The Pooh quotes are sure to take you down memory lane. So, if what you’re looking for are some quotes from one of your childhood classics, be sure to check this list out.

Since being published by A.A. Milne is 1926, Winnie The Pooh has now become one of Disney’s most prominent characters of all time—even earning himself a spot in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His adventures are a staple in children’s bedtime stories, but they also contain words of wisdom that everyone can learn from, no matter what age they are.

Read the full list below.

Best Winnie The Pooh Quotes

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1. “I’m so rumbly in my tumbly.”

2. “It is hard to be brave, when you’re only a very small animal.”

3. “It is the best way to write poetry, letting things come.”

4. “I wonder what’s going to happen that’s exciting today?”

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5. “Sometimes, the smallest things take the most room in your heart.”

6. “Pooh doesn’t have much of a brain, but he never comes to any harm. He does silly things and they turn out right.”

7. “There must be somebody there, because somebody must have said, ‘Nobody.’”

8. “What should happen if you forget about me?”

9. “There’s Rabbit. He hasn’t learned in books, but he can always think of a clever plan.”

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10. “I don’t feel very much like Pooh today.”

11. “Sometimes, I sit and think, and sometimes I just sit.”

12. “What’s for breakfast?”

13. “Let’s begin by taking a smallish nap or two.”

14. “I wonder what Piglet is doing. I wish I were there to be doing it, too.”

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15. “It’s not much of a tail, but I’m sort of attached to it.”

16. “A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be.”

17. “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.”

18. “Oh, bother!”

19. “Owl hasn’t exactly got a brain, but he knows things. He would know the right thing to do when surrounded by water.”

Winnie The Pooh Quotes on Love, Friendship, and Feelings

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20. “You don’t spell it—you feel it.”

21. ”Love is taking a few steps backward—maybe even more—to give way to the happiness of the person you love.”

22. “Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.”

23. “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.”

24. “A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.”

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25. “Just because an animal is large, it doesn’t mean he doesn’t want kindness. However big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.”

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

27. “Promise me you’ll always remember—you are braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

28. “After all, one can’t complain. I have my friends.”

29. “I’m sorry about that. Let’s have a look at you.”

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30. “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.”

31. “I was walking along looking for somebody, and then suddenly I wasn’t anymore.”

32. “On Wednesday, when the sky is blue, and I have nothing else to do, I sometimes wonder if it’s true that who is what and what is who.”

33. “Home is the comfiest place to be.”

34. “We will be friends forever, just you wait and see.”

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35. “You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”

36. “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.”

37. “And really, it wasn’t much good having anything exciting like floods, if you couldn’t share them with somebody.”

38. “It is always useful to know where a friend-and-relation is, whether you want him or whether you don’t.”

39. “Promise me you’ll never forget me, because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.”

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40. “The hardest part is what to leave behind. It’s time to let go!”

41. “I’m never afraid with you.”

42. “But, of course, it isn’t really goodbye, because the forest will always be there; and anybody who is friendly with bears can find it.”

43. “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.”

44. “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.”

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45. “No one can tell me. Nobody knows where the wind comes from, where the wind goes.”

46. “A hug is always the right size.”

47. “A friend is someone who helps you up when you’re down, and if they can’t, they lay down beside you and listen.”

48. “It’s not what we have, but who we have.”

49. “It’s always a sunny day when Christopher Robin comes to play.”

Winnie The Pooh Quotes on Life, Adventures, and Perspective

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50. “On Tuesday, when it hails and snows, the feeling on me grows and grows that hardly anybody knows if those are these or these are those.”

51. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”

52. “Rivers know this—there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”

53. “It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like, ‘What about lunch?’”

54. “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”

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55. ”I’m not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.”

56. “I always get to where I’m going by walking away from where I have been.”

57. “Any day spent with you is my favorite day.”

58. “On Thursday, when it starts to freeze, and hoar-frost twinkles on the trees, how very readily one sees that these are whose, but whose are these?”

59. “When you go after honey with a balloon, the great thing is to not let the bees know you’re coming.”

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60. “Yesterday, when it was tomorrow, it was too exciting a day for me.”

61. “On Monday, when the sun is hot, I wonder to myself a lot—now is it true, or is it not, that what is which and which is what?”

62. “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.”

63. “One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.”

64. “As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen.”

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65. “We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.”

66. “Goodbye? Oh no, please. Can’t we go back to page one and do it all over again?”

67. “Sometimes the thing to do is nothing.”

68. “Doing nothing often leads to the very best of something.”

69. “So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing introductions and get on with the book.”

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70. “Poetry and hums aren’t things which you get, they’re things which get you. And all you can do is to go where they can find you.”

71. “My spelling is wobbly. It’s good spelling, but it wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.”

72. “Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the forest that was left out by mistake.”

73. “Before beginning a hunt, it is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.”

74. “I used to believe in forever, but forever was too good to be true.”

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75. “I would’ve liked for it to go on a while longer.”

76. “When late morning rolls around and you’re feeling a bit out of sorts, don’t worry; you’re probably just a little eleven o’clockish.”

77. “If it’s not here, that means it’s out there.”

78. “What’s wrong with knowing what you know now and not knowing what you don’t know until later?”

79. “Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.”

Winnie The Pooh Quotes on Values, Character, and Wisdom

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80. “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.”

81. “The things that make me different are the things that make me, me.”

82. “Think, think, think.”

83. “I’m short and fat and proud of that!!”

84. “Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.”

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85. “A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.”

86. “When you are a bear of very little brain, and you 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.”

87. “I must go forward where I have never been instead of backwards where I have.”

88. “We need you. We always need you.”

89. “I’ve found somebody just like me. I thought I was the only one of them.”

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90. “He said it twice because he had never said it before, and it sounded funny.”

91. “It all comes from not having front doors big enough.”

92. “There’s no difference between falling a thousand feet to the jagged rocks below and tumbling out of bed.”

93. “I wasn’t going to eat it, I was just going to taste it.”

94. “I did mean a little larger small helping.”

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95. “Think it over, think it under.”

96. “He could see the honey, he could smell the honey, but he couldn’t quite reach the honey.”

97. “How sweet to be a cloud, floating in the blue! It makes him very proud to be a little cloud.”

98. “Well, even if I’m on the moon, I needn’t be face downwards all the time.”

99. “Whatever his weight in pounds and ounces, he always seems bigger because of his bounces.”

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100. “A day without laughter is a day wasted.”

101. “If possible, try to find a way to come downstairs that doesn’t involve going bump, bump, bump, on the back of your head.”

102. “She would know a good thing to do without thinking about it.”

103. “If people are upset because you’ve forgotten something, console them by letting them know you didn’t forget—you just weren’t remembering.”

104. “What could be more important than a little something to eat?”

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105. “When all else fails, take a nap.”

106. “Those who are clever—who have a brain—never understand anything.”

107. “When life throws you a rainy day, play in the puddles.”

108. “They always take longer than you think.”

109. “The sun still shines, even when it’s hiding.”

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110. “Forever isn’t long at all, Christopher, when I’m with you.”

Are You Ready to Take On Your Next Adventure?

Winnie The Pooh’s collection of short stories tell the tale of our beloved honey-loving bear and his companions. The author, A.A. Milne, made sure that all the stories are simply written for young readers, but he made inserts of his insights on human behavior in every chapter. Pooh’s stories are filled with lessons they learned living in the Hundred Acre Wood, and with this, he taught us about love and the importance of friendship. He taught us the value of having people and things we love around us. And through these lessons, our minds and hearts are opened to the importance of people, friendship, and life even at a very young age.

Did you also grow up with Winnie The Pooh and his friends? What kind of lessons from the story are you carrying and applying to your life up to this day? Share them in the comments section below.

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