BEATRIX POTTER QUOTES

“Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits.”

“I have always believed that animals are sentient beings.”

“I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations.”

“I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense.”

“Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.”

“I am enjoying the raindrops on my umbrella.”

“I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations.”

“I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when I have a bad time come over me it is a stronger desire than ever.”

“I cannot cure myself of the affliction of writing for weeks together, alas!” “Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.”

“What is the use of a book without pictures or conversations?”

“There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.”

“I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations.” HAPPY WITHOUT YOU QUOTES

“All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself, and never mind the rest.”

“I cannot tell you how great my pleasure is in cutting out this little book.”

“I start with a little seed of an idea and then it turns into a story.”

“What a funny sight in that kitchen–a rabbit with a pipe!”

“If I have done anything-even a little-to help small children appreciate honest, simple pleasures in life, I have done a bit of good.”

“Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself, and never mind the rest.”

“There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.”

“I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense.”

“I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when I have a bad time come over me it is a stronger desire than ever.”

“It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is ‘soporific.’ I have never felt sleepy after eating lettuces; but then I am not a rabbit.”

“The secret of happiness is to have a sense of proportion.”