14 Life Lessons We Learned From Winnie The Pooh

Celebrate 'Winnie the Pooh Day' with these perfect quotes

By Alexia Dellner, 18 January 2017
14 Life Lessons We Learned From Winnie The Pooh

The honey-loving bear has delighted children for almost a century but it turns out that Winnie the Pooh has some pearls of wisdom for us adults, too. 

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

From philisophical musings about life to touching observations about friendship and love, these life-affirming Winnie the Pooh quotes deserve to be repeated and remembered, again and again. Whether you want muster some courage, fill your head with positive thoughts or just have a giggle, let these clever words from the brilliant author A.A. Milne guide you through life.

Who knew that the softly spoken and slightly silly Pooh bear was so full of wisdom? Of course, he gets a little help from his pals Tigger, Piglet, Owl, Rabbit, Kanga, Roo and Christopher Robin (who was based on A.A. Milne's own son)!

Celebrate Winnie the Pooh day (January 18th - A.A. Milne's birthday) with 14 brilliant Winnie the Pooh quotes from the brilliant author below... 

On self worth

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

On judgement

On enjoying the journey

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

On selflessness

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

On loss

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

On dreaming

On slowing down 

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

On making memories

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

On getting out of your comfort zone

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

On friendship

On making the most out of every day

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.”

On confidence

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

On the power of a good cuppa

On goals

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

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