Inspirational Alan Alexander Milne Quotes

Alan Alexander Milne Quotes

Alan Alexander Milne Quotes:Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work.

Inspirational Alan Alexander Milne Quotes

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

Inspirational Alan Alexander Milne Quotes

You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
Alan Alexander Milne

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

Never forget me, because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.
Alan Alexander Milne


My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.
Alan Alexander Milne

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

If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Alan Alexander Milne

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Alan Alexander Milne

To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
Alan Alexander Milne

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.
Alan Alexander Milne

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

Famous  Quotes by Alan Alexander Milne

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

Tiggers don’t like honey.
Alan Alexander Milne

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

Bores can be divided into two classes; those who have their own particular subject, and those who do not need a subject.
Alan Alexander Milne

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.
Alan Alexander Milne

No sensible author wants anything but praise.
Alan Alexander Milne

I suppose that every one of us hopes secretly for immortality; to leave, I mean, a name behind him which will live forever in this world, whatever he may be doing, himself, in the next.
Alan Alexander Milne

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.
Alan Alexander Milne

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

Top Alan Alexander Milne Quotes And Sayings

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.
Alan Alexander Milne

War is something of man’s own fostering, and if all mankind renounces it, then it is no longer there.
Alan Alexander Milne

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.
Alan Alexander Milne

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

Underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.
Alan Alexander Milne

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

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