There is a lot of wisdom in children’s books. I collect quotes from my favorites. I think of them as little life lessons. Here are a few I’d like to share:
So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible,The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster
I think I can. I think I can. I think I can. I know I can. -The Little Engine that Could, Watty Piper 1930
His mother saw that he was not lonesome, and because she was an understanding mother, even though she was a cow, she let him just sit there and be happy. The Story of Ferdinand, Munro Leaf 1938
You must do something to make the world more beautiful. -Miss Rumphius, Barbara Cooney 1982
And, my very favorite:
Do you have any favorite “words of wisdom” quotes from children’s books?