Happy birthday, A. A. Milne! The author, best known as the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh, was born on January 18, 1882.
Not only have characters Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore, and the other lovable Ashdown Forest residents stood the test of time, so too have the lessons they taught us.
Today, we’re honoring Milne’s birthday in the best way we know how — with wise quotes lifted from hisWinnie-the-Pooh books! Below are our favorites.
On the magic of literature and music:
On the importance of perspective:
On making sense of the world: