Top 10 quotes from children’s books

Top 10 Inspirational Quotes from children’s books

Most grown-ups don’t realise it, but the greatest life lessons can be learnt from children’s books. It is important to appreciate these quotes and not to forget them when growing up.

Here are my top 10 favourite quotes from the children’s books I used to read and still do read:

Top 10 quotes from children’s books:

1. “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.” – The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Little Prince - Quotes

2. “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne

Winnie the Pooh - Quotes

3. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! by Dr. Seuss

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4. “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – The Twits by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl Quote

5. “Grab a chance and you won’t be sorry for a might-have-been.” – We Didn’t Mean To Go To Sea by Arthur Ransome

Arthur Ransome Quote

6. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” ― Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Peter Pan Quote

7. “True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid” –  The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Wizard of Oz Quote

8. When things start to happen, don’t worry. Don’t stew. Just go right along. You’ll start happening too. – Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss

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9. “The greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” – The Minpins by Roald Dahl

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10. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ― Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter Quote

What quotes inspire you from your favourite childhood classics? View more quotes from childrens books on my Pinterest.

Marty the wizard is the master of Imagine Forest. When he’s not reading a ton of books or writing some of his own tales, he loves to be surrounded by the magical creatures that live in Imagine Forest. While living in his tree house he has devoted his time to helping children around the world with their writing skills and creativity.