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A. A. Milne

English,  Author
Total Quotes : 30
Think Forget Ever

Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?

- A. A. Milne

Love Think Some

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.

- A. A. Milne

Valentine's Day Want Minus

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

Thought Forget Never

Never forget me, because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.

- A. A. Milne

Better Will Watch

You will be better advised to watch what we do instead of what we say.

- A. A. Milne

Money More His

A writer wants something more than money for his work: he wants permanence.

- A. A. Milne

Intelligence Think Always

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

Gardening Flowers Too

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.

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Gift Envy Some

A clever conjurer is welcome anywhere, and those of us whose powers of entertainment are limited to the setting of booby-traps or the arranging of apple-pie beds must view with envy the much greater tribute of laughter and applause which is the lot of the prestidigitator with some natural gift for legerdemain.

- A. A. Milne

Book Atheism Old Testament

The Old Testament is responsible for more atheism, agnosticism, disbelief - call it what you will - than any book ever written. It has emptied more churches than all the counter-attractions of cinema, motor-bicycle and golf course.

- A. A. Milne

Pretty Potatoes Fellow

What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.

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Will Which Sure

I am sure of this: that no one can write a book which children will like unless he write it for himself first.

- A. A. Milne

Golf Game Which

Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad.

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Always Vain Them

I gave up writing children's books. I wanted to escape from them as I had once wanted to escape from 'Punch': as I have always wanted to escape. In vain.

- A. A. Milne

Lunch Like Rather

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words, like 'What about lunch?'

- A. A. Milne

Work Before Mixed

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.

- A. A. Milne

Listening Doing Going

Don't underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the thing you can't hear, and not bothering.

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Honey Like

Tiggers don't like honey.

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Business Money Almost

Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.

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Which Grown-Up Read

Is 'The Wind in the Willows' a children's book? Is 'Alice in Wonderland?' Is 'Treasure Island?' These are masterpieces which we read with pleasure as children, but with how much more pleasure when we are grown-up.

- A. A. Milne