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10 Life Lessons From Winnie The Pooh

Learn some important life lessons from Winnie the Pooh and friends.

We bring you 10 pearls of wisdom from our Hundred Acre Wood friends, from always trying your best to loving yourself.

Lesson 1: It’s good to do nothing sometimes

Winnie The Pooh Life Lesson 1
“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” – A.A. Milne

Lesson 2: Just be nice

Winnie The Pooh - Just be nice.
“A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” – A.A. Milne

Lesson 3: Good things come to those who wait

Winnie The Pooh - Lesson 3: Good things come to those who wait
“Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best,” and then he had to stop and think. Because although eating honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.” – A.A. Milne

Lesson 4: Never stop exploring

Winnie The Pooh - Lesson 4: Never stop exploring.
“Wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his Bear will always be playing.” – A.A. Milne

Lesson 5: Try your best

Winnie The Pooh - Lesson 5: Try your best
“You can’t help respecting anybody who can spell Tuesday, even if he doesn’t spell it right; but spelling isn’t everything. There are days when spelling Tuesday simply doesn’t count.” – A.A. Milne

Lesson 6: Love yourself

Lesson 6: Love yourself
“The things that make me different are the things that make me.” – A.A. Milne

Lesson 7: Live in the present

Lesson 7: Live in the present
“You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” – A.A. Milne

Lesson 8: Be brave

Winnie the Pooh. Life Lesson 8: Be brave
“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together, there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart, I’ll always be with you.” – A. A. Milne

Lesson 9: Be humble. Be thankful

Lesson 9: Be humble. Be thankful
Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” – A.A. Milne

Lesson 10: You are loved. A lot

Lesson 10: You are loved. A lot
“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.” – A.A. Milne