Quotes by A. A. Milne

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

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.
No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature.
Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
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
When I was One, / I had just begun. / When I was Two, / I was nearly new. / When I was Three / I was hardly me. / When I was Four, / I was not much more. / When I was Five, I was just alive. / But now I am Six, I’m as clever as clever, / So I think I’ll be six now for ever and ever.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
There are some people who begin the Zoo at the beginning, called WAYIN, and walk as quickly as they can past every cage until they get to the one called WAYOUT, but the nicest people go straight to the animal they love the most, and stay there.
“How long does getting thin take?” Pooh asked anxiously.
“And how are you?” said Winnie-the-Pooh …. // “Not very how,” he said. “I don’t seem to have felt at all how for a long time.”

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