20 Quotes From Children’s Books That All Teachers Love

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Little did we know when we were just wee ones, that some of the most valuable life lessons could be found in the children’s books we were being read as bedtime stories. The incredible authors of these books integrated messages into their stories whose significance would probably be more appreciated by us teachers, than our students. Enjoy and let us know which ones are your favorites, in the comments below!

1. C.S. Lewis, The Magician’s Nephew"For what you see and hear depends a great deal on where you're standing: it also depends on what sort of person you are" -The Magician's Nephew

2. Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

"Sometimes, I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast" - Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice Found there

3. A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh"Promise me you'll remember, you are braver than you believe, you are stronger than you seem, smarter than you think." -Winnie the Pooh

4. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?" Harry Potter

5. Dr. Seuss, Oh the Places You’ll GoYou're off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so... Get on your way!" - Dr Seuss

6. L. Frank Braum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid." The wonderful Wizard of Oz

7. E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web"You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing" - Charlotte's Webb

8. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince"One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes." -The Little Prince

9. Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland"You're mad, bonkers, completely off your head. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are." -Alice in Wonderland

10. Kate DiCamillo, The Miraculous Journey of  Edward Tulane

"But in truth, said Bull, we are going nowhere. That my friend, is the irony of our constant movement." - The miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

11. Gail Carson Levine, Ella Enchanted"I wished she'd never stop squeezing me. I wished I could spend the rest of my life as a child, being slightly crushed by someone who loved me.." - Ella Enchanted

12. Roald Dahl, The Minpins"Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it." -The Minions, Roald Dahl

13. Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are"Please don't go, we'll eat you up we love you so." -Where the Wild Things Are

14. Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland"It's no use to go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then." Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

15. A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh"Sometimes, said Pooh, the smallest things take up the biggest room in your heart." - Winnie the Pooh

16. Rebecca Rupp, The Dragon of Lonely Island"Keep all your promises, don't take what doesn't belong to you, and always look after those less fortunate than yourself, and you'll do well in the world." -The dragon of Lonely island

17. Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree"Once there was a tree... and she loved a little boy." -The giving tree_Children's books quotes

18. C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Down Treader"Courage, dear heart." -The voyage of the Dawn Treader_Children's books quotes

19. Norton Juster, The Phantom TollboothSo many things are possible, just as long as you don't know they're impossible." -The Phantom Tollbooth_Children's books quotes

20. Aesop, The Lion and the MouseNo act of Kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." -Aesop, The Lion and the Mouse_Children's books quotes


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