Monday, October 1, 2012

Famous Quotes from Children's Books

"I love you like earth loves to spin around and how the moon loves each shining star."
"I love all that you will be and everything you are" 
--from "How Do I Love You?"

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” - Joseph Brodsky

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery: 
"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye."

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." -- Dr. Seuss, Oh! The Places You’ll Go

"So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall." -- Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Dr. Seuss--Horton Hears a Who--"A person's a person. No matter how small."

“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, Winnie-the-Pooh

"I love you right up to the moon -- and back." -- Sam McBratney, Guess How Much I Love You

"Real isn't how you are made," said the Skin Horse. "It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real."  ---- Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit

 "But the wild things cried, 'Oh please don't go -- We'll eat you up -- we love you so!' --Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are

 “Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me ... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”-- Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” --Mark Twain


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.-- Winnie the Pooh

 "I love you, goodnight" by Jon Buller.
I love you like boots love splashing in puddles
I love you like bears love kisses and cuddles
I love you like the moon at night- big and round and warm and bright
I love you, goodnight!

“And above all, 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

“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” 
― Roald Dahl

“A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.” 
― Roald DahlCharlie and the Great Glass Elevator


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