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Beatrix Potter Quote: “There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.”

There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.

— Beatrix Potter



Beatrix Potter Quote: “Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.”

Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “The shorter and the plainer the better.”

The shorter and the plainer the better.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “We cannot stay home all our lives, we must present ourselves to the world and we must look upon it as an adventure.”

We cannot stay home all our lives, we must present ourselves to the world and we must look upon it as an adventure.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “I do so hate finishing books. I would like to go on with them for years.”

I do so hate finishing books. I would like to go on with them for years.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “With opportunity the world is very interesting.”

With opportunity the world is very interesting.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood?”

What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood?

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “Thank God I have the seeing eye, that is to say, as I lie in bed I can walk step by step on the fells and rough land seeing every stone and flower and patch of bog and cotton pass where my old legs will never take me again.”

Thank God I have the seeing eye, that is to say, as I lie in bed I can walk step by step on the fells and rough land seeing every stone and flower and patch of bog and cotton pass where my old legs will never take me again.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when I have a bad time come over me it is a stronger desire than ever.”

I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when I have a bad time come over me it is a stronger desire than ever.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “For quiet, solitary and observant children create their own world and live in it, nourishing their imaginations on the material at hand.”

For quiet, solitary and observant children create their own world and live in it, nourishing their imaginations on the material at hand.

— Beatrix Potter



Beatrix Potter Quote: “Don’t go into Mr. McGregor’s garden: your Father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor.”

Don’t go into Mr. McGregor’s garden: your Father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations.”

I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “I am worn to a raveling.”

I am worn to a raveling.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were – Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter.”

Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were – Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “This is a fierce bad rabbit; look at his savage whiskers, and his claws and his turned-up tail.”

This is a fierce bad rabbit; look at his savage whiskers, and his claws and his turned-up tail.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “I think prejudice and tradition count for three-quarters in matters of religion.”

I think prejudice and tradition count for three-quarters in matters of religion.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.”

All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “In the time of swords and periwigs and full-skirted coats with flowered lappets – when gentlemen wore ruffles, and gold-laced waistcoats of paduasoy and taffeta – there lived a tailor in Gloucester.”

In the time of swords and periwigs and full-skirted coats with flowered lappets – when gentlemen wore ruffles, and gold-laced waistcoats of paduasoy and taffeta – there lived a tailor in Gloucester.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “Peter lost one of his shoes among the cabbages, and the other shoe amongst the potatoes.”

Peter lost one of his shoes among the cabbages, and the other shoe amongst the potatoes.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “Once upon a time there were three kittens, and their names were Mitten, Tom Kitten, and Moppet. They had dear little fur coats of their own; and they tumbled about the doorstep and played in the dust.”

Once upon a time there were three kittens, and their names were Mitten, Tom Kitten, and Moppet. They had dear little fur coats of their own; and they tumbled about the doorstep and played in the dust.

— Beatrix Potter



Beatrix Potter Quote: “I hold an old-fashioned notion that a happy marriage is the crown of a woman’s life.”

I hold an old-fashioned notion that a happy marriage is the crown of a woman’s life.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “I have just made stories to please myself, because I never grew up.”

I have just made stories to please myself, because I never grew up.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “It sometimes happens that the town child is more alive to the fresh beauty of the country than a child who is country born.”

It sometimes happens that the town child is more alive to the fresh beauty of the country than a child who is country born.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “Thank goodness my education was neglected.”

Thank goodness my education was neglected.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense.”

I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “What we call the highest and the lowest in nature are both equally perfect. A willow bush is as beautiful as the human form divine.”

What we call the highest and the lowest in nature are both equally perfect. A willow bush is as beautiful as the human form divine.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “I think if she lived in A little shoe-house That little old woman was Surely a mouse!”

I think if she lived in A little shoe-house That little old woman was Surely a mouse!

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “Here comes Peter Cottontail right down the bunny trail...”

Here comes Peter Cottontail right down the bunny trail...

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “So much perfection argues rottenness somewhere.”

So much perfection argues rottenness somewhere.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “Most people, after one success, are so cringingly afraid of doing less well that they rub all the edge off their subsequent work.”

Most people, after one success, are so cringingly afraid of doing less well that they rub all the edge off their subsequent work.

— Beatrix Potter


Beatrix Potter Quote: “I fear that we shall be obliged to leave this pudding.”

I fear that we shall be obliged to leave this pudding.

— Beatrix Potter

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