Children’s books are full of lessons that also contain bits of wisdom from which we all can learn. In this article, you will find some of our favorite meaningful quotes from literature for children. Can you guess which books they come from?
1. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” -JM Barrie, Peter Pan
2. “A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” -Roald Dahl, The Twits
3. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” -Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
4. “People laugh at me because I use big words. But if you have big ideas, you have to use big words to express them, haven’t you?” -Lucy Maud Montogomery, Anne of Green Gables
5. “Once you are real, you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.” -Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit
6. “Girls are just as clever as boys, and don’t you forget it.” -E. Nesbitt, The Railway Children
7. “A person’s a person no matter how small.” -Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who!
8. “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and ‘snap’, the job’s a game.” -P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins
9. “Promise me you’ll always remember that you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” -A.A. Milne, The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
10. “Never hurry and never worry.” -E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web
11. “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” -Aesop, The Lion and the Mouse
12. “Tremendous things are in store for you! Wonderful surprises await you.” -Roald Dahl, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory