Pooh's Wisdom of the Ages

From Pooh's Little Instruction Book

"You can't help respecting anybody who can spell Tuesday, even if he doesn't spell it right."
--Week of March 6, 2005

"When climbing up a tree on the back of a Tigger, be sure to find out before you start if teh Tigger knows how to climb down."
--Week of February 27, 2005

"If possible try to find a way to come downstairs that doesn't involve going bump, bump, bump on the back of your head." (Taken from Pooh's Little Instruction Book)
--Week of September 7, 1998

"When speaking to a Bear of very little brain, remember that long words may bother him." (Taken from Pooh's Little Instruction Book).
--Week of September 21,1998

"When carrying a jar of honey to give to a friend for his birthday, don't stop and eat it along the way."
--Week of September 28, 1998

"Don't forget that a tail is a tail; it isn't just a Little Bit of Extra at the back."
--Week of October 5, 1998

"It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like, 'What's for lunch?'"
--Week of October 12, 1998

"When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen."
--Week of October 19, 1998

"Despite their claims to the contrary, Tiggers don't really like everything."
--Week of October 19, 1998

"Drinking your milk and talking at the same time may result in your having to be patted on the back and dried for quite a long time afterwards."
--Week of November 2, 1998

"They're funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you're having them." Eeyore
Week of November 10, 1998

"Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday."
--Week of December 7, 1998

"Oh the wind is lashing lustily,
and the trees are thrashing thrustily,
and the leaves are rustling gustily,
so it feels that it will undoubtedly be...
A rather blustery day!
--Taken from Winnie-the-Pooh and the Blustery Day by Teddy Slater.

"Keep in mind that, at least to Eeyore, the letter A represents Learning, Education, and all the things Pooh and Piglet haven't got."
--Week of January 18, 1999

"A little consideration, a little Thought for Others makes all the difference."
--Week of January 24, 1999

"Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake."
--Week of February 1, 1999

"Not everyone appreciates being hoosed to the bank of the river by having a large stone dropped on them."
--Week of February 22, 1999

"What you have said will be Great Help to us, and because of it, I would call this place, Poohanpiglet Corner if Pooh Corner didn't sound better, which it does, being smaller and more like a corner."
--From The House at Pooh Corner
--Week of March 1, 1999 "Try not to sit down on thistles; it takes all of the Life out of them. Besides, someone might have planned on eating them for lunch."
--Week of March 8, 1999

"When looking at your two paws, as soon as you have decided which of them is the right one, then you can be sure the other one is the left."
--Week of March 15, 1999

"The trick to succeeding at Poohsticks is letting your stick drop in a twitchy sort of way."
--Week of March 22, 1999

"When late morning rolls around and youre feeling a bit out of sorts, don't worry: you're probably just a little eleven o'clockish."
--Week of March 29, 1999

"When your visiting a friend and you find that it is time for a little smackerel of something, try looking wistfully in the direction of the cupboard."
--Week of April 5, 1999

"It's always useful to know where a friend-and-relation is, whether you want him or whether you don't."
--Week of April 12, 1999

"When you go after honey with a balloon, the great thing is not to let the bees know you're coming."
--Week of April 25, 1999 "Before floating up into the sky with a balloon in search of honey, make sure the bees you are looking for are the right sort of bees."
--Week of May 10, 1999

"We can't all, and some of us don't. That's all there is to it."
--Week of May 17, 1999

"When conversing with Owls, remember that they think it is rather beneath them to talk about little cake things with pink sugar icing."
--Week of May 24, 1999

"Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon."
--Week of June 1, 1999

"When you come across Eeyore in the Forest and he seems even gloomier than usual, check to see if he has his tail. It may be missing."
--Week of June 6, 1999

"People who don't Think probably don't have Brains; rather, they have grey fluff that's blown into their heads by mistake."
--Week of June 9, 1999