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A.A. Milne

Birthdate: 18. January 1882
Date of death: 31. January 1956

Alan Alexander Milne was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work. Milne served in both World Wars, joining the British Army in World War I, and was a captain of the British Home Guard in World War II.

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„Pooh, how do you spell love?' 'You don't spell love Piglet, you feel it“

—  A.A. Milne

Variant: How do you spell love?
You don't spell it, you feel it.

„To the uneducated an A is just three sticks.“

—  A.A. Milne

Source: The World of Winnie-the-Pooh

„What day is it?"
It's today," squeaked Piglet.
My favorite day," said Pooh.“

—  A.A. Milne, book Winnie-the-Pooh

Variant: What day is it?", asked Winnie the Pooh
"It's today," squeaked Piglet
"My favorite day," said Pooh
Source: Winnie-the-Pooh

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„Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
"Pooh!" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.“

—  A.A. Milne, book The House at Pooh Corner

Source: The House at Pooh Corner (1928), Chapter Seven.
Context: "Lucky we know the forest so well, or we might get lost," said Rabbit half an hour later, and he gave the careless laugh which you give when you know the Forest so well that you can't get lost.
Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
"Pooh!" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you."

„Sometimes,' said Pooh, 'the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.“

—  A.A. Milne

Variant: Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in our hearts.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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