Favorite Quotes from Childrens Books

They dined on mince, and slices of quince,
Which they ate with a runcible spoon;
And hand in hand, on the edge og the sande,
They dined by the light of the moon.
                                    The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear, 1845
 
The fact that she had a nut for a head did make new ideas difficult for her mind to grasp.
                                    Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, 1946
 
We never know the timbre of a mans soul until something cuts into him deeply and brings the grain out strong.
                                     Freckles by Gene Stratton Porter, 1904
 
The answers arem’t important really …
What’s important is – knowing all the questions.
                                      The Cahngeling by Zipha Keatley Snyder, 1970
 
You must not hop on Pop.
                                     Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss, 1963
 
Tia Rosa didn’t want her kindness returned.
She wanted it passed on.
                                      A Gift for Tia Rosa by Karen T. Taha, 1986
 
"And now," cried Max, "let the wild rumpas start!"
                                       Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, 1963
 
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