A. A. Milne (Alan Alexander Milne) was an English poet and author best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh.

Milne was a well-known author, principally as a playwright, until the enormous popularity of Winnie the Pooh eclipsed all of his prior work.

Milne served in both World Wars, first as a captain in the British Home Guard in World War I and then as a member of the British Army in World War II.

We have shortlisted some of the best quotes from A. A. Milne for you.


Best A. A. Milne Quotes

1. “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

2. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

3. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

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4. “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

5. “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

6. “A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

7. “Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits…” ~ (A. A. Milne).

8. “I’m not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

9. “Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

10. “Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

11. “The things that make me different are the things that make me.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

Top A. A. Milne Quotes

12. “Any day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

13. “Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

14. “Supposing a tree fell down, Pooh, when we were underneath it?? ‘Supposing it didn’t,’ said Pooh after careful thought. Piglet was comforted by this.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

15. “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.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

16. “Sometimes,? said Pooh, ’the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

17. “When you do the things that you can do, you will find a way.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

18. “Gone out. Backson. Busy backson.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

19. “I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

20. “Brains first and then Hard Work.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

Famous A. A. Milne Quotes

21. “In the quiet hours when we are alone and there is nobody to tell us what fine fellows we are, we come sometimes upon a moment in which we wonder, not how much money we are earning, nor how famous we have become, but what good we are doing.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

22. “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

23. “Tut, Tut, looks like rain.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

24. “I was walking along looking for somebody, and then suddenly I wasn’t anymore.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

25. “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

26. “We’ll be friends until forever, just you wait and see.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

27. “You will be better advised to watch what we do instead of what we say.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

28. “A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

29. “Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

30. “Promise you won’t forget me, ever. Not even when I’m a hundred.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

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31. “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

32. “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

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33. “A Fly can’t bird, but a bird can fly.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

34. “If ever there is a tomorrow when we’re not together there is something you must always remember…” ~ (A. A. Milne).

35. “When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

36. “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.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

37. “So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing Introductions and get on with the book.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

38. “Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

39. “Think it over, think it under.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

40. “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.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

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41. “Never forget me, because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

42. “Good judgment comes from experience, and experience – well, that comes from poor judgment.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

43. “Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?” ~ (A. A. Milne).

Inspiring A. A. Milne Quotes

44. “A quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

45. “You never can tell with bees.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

46. “One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

47. “If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

48. “Then would you read a Sustaining Book, such as would help and comfort a Wedged Bear in Great Tightness.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

49. “We’ll be Friends Forever, won’t we, Pooh?? asked Piglet. Even longer,? Pooh answered.” ~ (A. A. Milne).

50. “And by and by Christopher Robin came to the end of things, and he was silent, and he sat there, looking out over the world, just wishing it wouldn’t stop.” ~ (A. A. Milne).


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