44 Of The Best Lessons Winnie-The-Pooh Can Teach You

Many of us grew up reading Winnie the Pooh and watching its movies. And it’s amazing how much we can learn from the honey-loving-t-shirt-wearing teddy bear. Below is a list of lessons you can learn from Winnie the Pooh:

On love

1. “Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.” —Winnie the Pooh

2. “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.” —Winnie the Pooh

3. ”Love is taking a few steps backward maybe even more… to give way to the happiness of the person you love.”- Winnie the Pooh

4.” The most important thing is, even when we’re apart, I’ll always be with you.” – Winnie the Pooh

5. ”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.” – Winnie the Pooh

6. “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.” – Winnie the Pooh

On friendship

7. “A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.” —Winnie the Pooh

8. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” — Winnie the Pooh

9. ”Any day spent with you is my favorite day.” – Winnie the Pooh

10. ”After all, one can’t complain. I have my friends.”— Winnie the Pooh
11. ”As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen.” – Winnie the Pooh

12. ”We didn't realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.” – Winnie the Pooh

13. ”Goodbye..? Oh no, please. Can’t we go back to page one and do it all over again?” – Winnie the Pooh

14.” I’ve found somebody just like me. I thought I was the only one of them.” – Winnie the Pooh

15. ”We will be friends until forever, just you wait and see.” – Winnie-the-Pooh

16. “And really, it wasn’t much good having anything exciting like floods, if you couldn’t share them with somebody.” – Winnie the Pooh

On self-love

17. ”I’m short and fat and proud of that!!” – Winnie the Pooh

18. “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” – Winnie the Pooh

19. “The things that make me different are the things that make me.” — Winnie the Pooh

On kindness

20. “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.” —Winnie the Pooh

21. ”Just because an animal is large, it doesn’t mean he doesn’t want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.”― Winnie the Pooh

22. “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” – Winnie the Pooh

23. ”Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.” – Winnie the Pooh

On simplicity

24. “You don’t spell it…you feel it.” —Winnie the Pooh

25. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” —Winnie the Pooh

26. ”It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like “What about lunch?” – Winnie the Pooh

27.” Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” – Winnie the Pooh

28. ”Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” – Winnie the Pooh

29. ”Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.” – Winnie the Pooh

30. ”Sometimes the thing to do is nothing.” – Winnie the Pooh

31. ”Doing nothing often leads to the very best of something.” – Winnie the Pooh

32. “So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing introductions and get on with the book.” – Winnie the Pooh

On life

33. ”I’m not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” – Winnie the pooh

34. ”Could be worse. Not sure how, but it could be.” – Winnie the Pooh

35.” I always get to where I’m going by walking away from where I have been.” ― Winnie the Pooh

36. ”The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.” — Winnie the Pooh 

37. “A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.” – Winnie the Pooh

38. “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” – Winnie the Pooh

On positivity

39. ”It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine.” – Winnie the Pooh

40. ”Home is the comfiest place to be.” – Winnie the Pooh

41. ”I must go forward where I have never been instead of backwards where I have.” – Winnie the Pooh

On wisdom

42. ”To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.” – Winnie the Pooh

43. ”When you are a bear of very little brain, and you think of things, you find sometimes that a thing which seemed very thinkish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.” –Winnie the Pooh

44. ”Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.” – Winnie the Pooh

Your turn…

Which of these Winnie the Pooh lessons was your favorite?

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