20 Quotes From Children's Books That Every Adult Should Remember

Winnie The Pooh - AA Milne

Winnie The Pooh - AA Milne

"Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."

Horton Hear A Who - Dr Seuss

Horton Hear A Who - Dr Seuss

"A person's a person, no matter how small."



The Lion and the Mouse - Aesop

The Lion and the Mouse - Aesop

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."

Winnie The Pooh - AA Milne

Winnie The Pooh - AA Milne

"How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard."



The Twits - Roald Dahl

The Twits - Roald Dahl

"If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely."

 

Oh The Places You'll Go - Dr Seuss

Oh The Places You'll Go - Dr Seuss

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who'll decide where to go."



A Light In The Attic - Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic - Shel Silverstein

“How much good inside a day?
Depends how good you live ‘em.
How much love inside a friend?
Depends how much you give ‘em.”

Exupery, The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint

Exupery, The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint

"Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux."

Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."



The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L Frank Baum

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L Frank Baum

"There's no place like home."

Winnie The Pooh - AA Milne

Winnie The Pooh - AA Milne

“How do you spell 'love'?" - Piglet

"You don't spell it...you feel it." - Pooh



Charlotte’s Web - EB White

Charlotte’s Web - EB White

“Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.”

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - JK Rowling

"Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it."



Peter Pan - JM Barrie

Peter Pan - JM Barrie

“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”

Listen To The Mustn'ts (poem) - Shel Silverstein

Listen To The Mustn'ts (poem) - Shel Silverstein

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”



The Minpins - Roald Dahl

The Minpins - Roald Dahl

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”

The Lorax - Dr Seuss

The Lorax - Dr Seuss

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.”



Mary Poppins - PL Travers

Mary Poppins - PL Travers

"In every job that must be done
There is an element of fun
You find the fun and snap!
The job's a game"

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L Frank Baum

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L Frank Baum

"All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.”



Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll

“It's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”

Winnie The Pooh - AA Milne

Winnie The Pooh - AA Milne

“Sometimes,' said Pooh, 'the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.”