Favourite quotes from children’s books
September 19, 2016
September 19, 2016
This week we have chosen 10 quotes from children’s books to learn from. The BeetleReader wishes you a pleasant journey in the world of wisdom, motivation and inspiration!
“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”
– JM Barrie, Peter Pan
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
– Dr Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly… if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”
– Roald Dahl, The Twits
“‘What day is it?’, asked Winnie the Pooh.
‘It’s today,’ squeaked Piglet.
‘My favorite day,’ said Pooh.”
— A. A. Milne, The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
“Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”
– Roald Dahl, The Minpins
“Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince
“You have plenty of courage, I am sure,” answered Oz. “All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.””
– L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz
“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and ‘snap’, the job’s a game.”
-– P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins
“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”
– L.M. Alcott, Little Women
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”
– Aesop, The Lion & The Mouse