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10 Quotes from Classic Children's Books That Every Adult Needs to Rediscover

Roger Gédéon By Roger Gédéon Published on June 13, 2017
This article was updated on October 27, 2017
"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."                                    

The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

We've all read these books or watched their film adaptations. Some of us enjoyed these special tales as bedtime stories.

As we reminisce and rediscover these childhood classics, we get to know great characters all over again. Though their words are sometimes light, their lessons are often profound. They helped us understand a few things that we might not otherwise have grasped in our youth—and they can still inspire us now.

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“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't.”

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” 

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

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“Some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don't you think?” 

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

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“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” 

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

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“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray,
Go throw your TV set away,
And in its place you can install
A lovely bookshelf on the wall.
Then fill the shelves with lots of books.” 

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

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“It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.” 

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

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“Don't mess with anybody on a Monday. It's a bad, bad day.” 

Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

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“There is nothing sweeter in this sad world than the sound of someone you love calling your name.” 

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

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“How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ‘em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ‘em.”

A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein

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"When someone is crying, of course, the noble thing to do is to comfort them. But if someone is trying to hide their tears, it may also be noble to pretend you do not notice them." 

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket 

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