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A. A. Milne, fully Alan Alexander "A. A." Milne

(1882 - )

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    English Author (Winnie the Pooh), Writer and Playwright

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    'It's snowing still,' said Eeyore gloomily. 'So it is.' 'And freezing.' 'Is it?' 'Yes,' said Eeyore. 'However,' he said, brightening up a little, 'we haven't had an earthquake lately.'
    A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
    A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
    A proper sense of proportion leaves no room for superstition. A man says, I have never been in a shipwreck, and becoming nervous touches wood. Why is he nervous? He has this paragraph before his eyes: Among the deceased was Mr. ??. By a remarkable coincidence this gentleman had been saying only a few days before that he had never been in a shipwreck. Little did he think that his next voyage would falsify his words so tragically. It occurs to him that he has read paragraphs like that again and again. Perhaps he has. Certainly he has never read a paragraph like this: Among the deceased was Mr. ??. By a remarkable coincidence this gentleman had never made the remark that he had not yet been in a shipwreck. Yet that paragraph could have been written truthfully thousands of times.
    A Proper Tea is much nicer than a Very Nearly Tea, which is one you forget about afterwards.
    A quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business.
    Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.
    Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake.
    And by and by Christopher Robin came to the end of things, and he was silent, and he sat there, looking out over the world, just wishing it wouldn't stop.
    And he respects Owl, because 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.
    First Name: 
    A. A.
    Last Name: 
    Milne, fully Alan Alexander "A. A." Milne
    Birth Date: 
    1882
    Death Date: 
    1956
    Bio: 
    English Author (Winnie the Pooh), Writer and Playwright