A. A. Milne

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

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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.

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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.

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

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Is 'The Wind in the Willows' a children's book? Is 'Alice in Wonderland?' Is 'Treasure Island?' These are masterpieces which we read with pleasure as children, but with how much more pleasure when we are grown-up.

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My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.

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

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

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To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.

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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.

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

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

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

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Some people care too much. I think it's called love.

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

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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.

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

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

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Don't underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the thing you can't hear, and not bothering.

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Never forget me, because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.

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Tiggers don't like honey.

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