Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
Alan A. Milne
When you wake up in the morning, Pooh, said Piglet at last, what's the first thing you say to yourself? What's for breakfast, said Pooh. What do you say, Piglet? I say, I wonder what's going to happen exciting today? said Piglet. Pooh nodded thoughtfully. It's the same thing, he said.
Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.
A snob has been defined carelessly as a man who loves a lord; and, more carefully, as a mean lover of mean things—which would be a little unkind to the peerage if the first definition were true.
Poetry and Hums aren't things which you get, they're things which get you. And all you can do is to go where they can find you.
A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.