10 Surprisingly Profound Quotes From Children’s Books

These 10 surprisingly profound quotes from children's books will inspire you at any age.

They will provide great advice and wisdom, even when life is at its most challenging. And please share your favorite children's book quotes with us in the comments box below!


“What day is it?”, asked Winnie the Pooh.

“It's today,” squeaked Piglet.

“My favorite day,” said Pooh.

– A. A. Milne, The Adventure of Winnie the Pooh


There's no place like home.

– L. Frank Braum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz


The moment where you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever being able to do it.

– J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.

– Dr. Seuss, The Lorax


We all can dance when we find music that we love.

-Giles Andrege, Giraffes Can't Dance


It's no use to go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.

– Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland


You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.

– E.B. White, Charlotte's Web


You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts it will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.

– Roald Dahl, The Twits


It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

– Antoine de Saint Exupery, The Little Prince


“Real isn't how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but really loves you, then you become real.”

– Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit.