Time is swift, it races by; Opportunities are born and die... Still you wait and will not try - A bird with wings who dares not rise and fly.
A. A. Milne
Contributed by: Zaady
Eeyore, the old grey donkey, stood by the side of the stream and looked at himself in the water. "Pathetic," he said. "That's what it is. Pathetic."
Source: Eeyore, Winnie the Pooh
If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
Source: Pooh's Little Instruction Book
Poetry and Hums aren't things which you get, they're things which get you. And all you can do is go where they can find you.
Source: Winnie-the-Pooh, Pooh's Little Instruction Book
Those who are clever, who have a Brain, never understand anything.
We can't all, and some of us don't. That's all there is to it..
If you want to make a song more hummy, add a few tiddely poms.
You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering.
Source: Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A. A. Milne
No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature.
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