Winnie the Pooh on Genealogy #1

It surprises me how much Winnie the Pooh knows about genealogy.

I came across the following quotes and they just seemed to be very insightful. I hope you find them so as well.

Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.

Winnie the Pooh
Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

It’s always useful to know where a friend-and-relation is, whether you want him or whether you don’t.

Winnie the Pooh
Rabbit, Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.

Winnie the Pooh
Eeyore, Winnie the Pooh

Some people care too much, I think it’s called love.

Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh

Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?

Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh

Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake.

Winnie the Pooh
Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

They’re funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.

Winnie the Pooh
Eeyore, The House at Pooh Corner

When looking at your two paws, as soon as you have decided which of them is the right one, then you can be sure the other one is the left.

Winnie the Pooh
Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.

Winnie the Pooh
The House at Pooh Corner

You can’t stay in your corner of the forest, waiting for others to come to you; you have to go to them sometimes.

Winnie the Pooh
Piglet, Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

All these quotes are copyright A.A.Milne.