33 Beautiful Quotes From Winnie The Pooh For Every Type of Person

Winnie the Pooh has millions of fans of all ages. From humble beginnings as a 1920’s book  The House on Pooh Corner, the famous bear has since delighted children and adults around the globe in books, games, and TV shows. To date, the Winnie the Pooh books have been translated into 50 languages and have sold over 20 million copies.

The main characters – Pooh, Piglet, Rabbit, Eeyore, Owl, and Kanga – are in many ways naïve, but also wise. Here are 33 best quotes and pieces of advice from the stories:

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

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

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

4. “Love is taking a few steps back, maybe even more, to give way to the happiness of the person you love.”

5. “How do you spell love?” asked Piglet. “You don’t spell it, you feel it,” said Pooh.

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

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

8. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”

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

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

11. “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.”

12. “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.”

13. “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

14. “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.”

15. “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.”

16. “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.”

17. “But it isn’t easy…Because 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.”

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

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

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

21. “Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.”

22. “The nicest thing about rain is that it always stops.”

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

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

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

26. “Even if we’re apart, I’ll always be with you.”

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

28. “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.”

29. “It’s so much more friendly with two.”

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

31. “’Well,’ said Pooh, “what I like best,” and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.”

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

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

We can all learn something from Pooh

Winnie the Pooh may have started life as a children’s character, but his wisdom – and that of his friends – has inspired many people.

The next time you need a little encouragement or want to lower your stress levels, read a few of these quotes. They contain invaluable advice for everyone. If we all followed Pooh’s teachings, the world would be a happier place.