Today is Winnie the Pooh's 90th birthday! Do you remember how you felt when you watched it or read it as a child? I always had a sentimental feeling and an almost sad one. Rereading it now, I can see A.A. Milne was actually speaking to the adults who had seen more days, more happiness and more sorrow than their children. Yet he used the sweetest characters to get the message across in a childlike manner. How beautiful. Perhaps the best piece of advice comes from Christopher Robin: "You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
Here are a few of the most moving quotes from Winnie the Pooh to get you (and your children) through almost any life situation:
"Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
"Life is a journey to be experienced not a problem to be solved."
"Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude."
"Some people care too much, I think it's called love."
"How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard."
"You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes."
"When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen."
"It wasn't much good having anything exciting like floods, if you couldn't share them with somebody."
"It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
Well Happy Birthday, Winnie the Pooh! Thank you for sharing your wisdom with the world.