Owl looked at him, and wondered whether to push him off the tree; but, feeling that he could always do it afterwards, he tried once more to find out what they were talking about.
Alan A. Milne
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.
If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
Honey or condensed milk with your bread? he was so excited that he said, Both, and then, so as not to seem greedy, he added, but don't bother about the bread, please.
I do remember,' explained Christopher Robin, ‘only Pooh doesn't very well, so that's why he likes having it told to him again. Because then it's a real story and not just a remembering.
When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.
He could see the honey, he could smell the honey, but he couldn't quite reach the honey.
Which makes it a bothering sort of day.
Oh, Bear! said Christopher Robin. How I do love you! So do I, said Pooh.