Quotes From Children’s Books Every Adult Should Know


Found this little gem on Encurious.com.  We can learn quite a bit from children’s books.  Great summer reading!

It’s interesting how some of life’s greatest lessons can be found in children’s literature. And chances are that we did not realize this back when we were kids. Sometimes it’s only when we’re older that we learn to fully appreciate and understand the poignant words from our childhood entertainment.

Here’s some of the best quotes from books we used to read.

1. A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

Braver, smarter and stronger.

2. Dr Seuss, Horton Hears a Who

3. Aesop, The Lion and the Mouse

Be kind.  Always be kind.  Even when they don’t deserve it.

4. A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh


5. Roald Dahl, The Twits

And you will always look Lovely!

6. Dr. Seuss, Oh the Places You’ll Go

You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.

7. Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic

 How much…

8. Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince

Only with the heart.

9. L. Frank Braum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

There’s no place like home.

10. A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh


11. E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web

At this point in my life I know who my friends are.

12. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


13. J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

 If you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.

14. Shel Silverstein

Anything can be.

15. Roald Dahl, The Minpins

 Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.

16. Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

 I do believe things can Always get better…

17. P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins

You find the fun.

18. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz


19. Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

A totally different person.

20. A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh


Share the wisdom with your friends, everyone loves a good quote.

Song of the Day: Only Time will Tell, by Asia

One thing is sure
That time will tell
(Only time will tell)
If you were wrong
The brightest ring around the moon
Will darken when I die

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Not a great quality picture, but still a great dinner with Mer Mer and Paddy, celebrating Father’s Day and toasting all the wonderful father’s out there.

Tomorrow will be a Fabulous Friday, as there will be another blog.  Today is the Best. Thursday. Ever!




Stay classy.

Source:  http://encurious.com/post/90982259223/quotes-from-childrens-books



  1. What a beautiful, awesome blog…just like the lady who created it. Goosebumps and tears!

  2. I don’t comment here as often as I should. I love your image choices and today’s were some of my favorites. Keep up the good word and work.

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