The Best Beatrix Potter quotes

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Beatrix Potter was born on July 28, 1866 in London. She was the second of five children and showed an early interest in art and nature. As a child, she would often create small books with drawings and stories. After her father’s death when she was just 21, Potter took over the family farm and began to raise sheep. It was during this time that she wrote and illustrated her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Published in 1902, the book became an instant success and launched Potter’s career as an author and illustrator. In all, she wrote more than two dozen children’s books before her death in 1943. Today, Beatrix Potter is recognized as one of the world’s most beloved authors for children.

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About Beatrix Potter

birth of the author

Born:
28 July 1866

death of the author

Died:
22 December 1943

occupation of the author

Occupation:
Children’s Author And Illustrator

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Notable Works:
The Tale Of Peter Rabbit

Inspiring Phrases From Beatrix Potter

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

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

So much perfection argues rottenness somewhere. — Beatrix Potter

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

so much perfection argues rottenness somewhere Beatrix Potter quote

One place suits one person, another place suits another person. — Beatrix Potter

The shorter and the plainer the better. — Beatrix Potter

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

Various Statements From Beatrix Potter

What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit–world of childhood? — Beatrix Potter

Here comes Peter Cottontail right down the bunny trail. — Beatrix Potter

what heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit world of childhood 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. — Beatrix Potter

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

But not even Hitler can damage the fells’ In ‘The Tale of Beatrix Potter, A Autobiography’ by Margaret Lane, first edition, page 170. — Beatrix Potter

If I have done anything, even a little, to help small children enjoy honest, simple pleasures, I have done a bit of good. — Beatrix Potter

There’s something delicious about writing those first few words of a story. You can never quite tell where they will take you. Mine took me here, where I belong. — Beatrix Potter

here comes peter cottontail right down the bunny trail Beatrix Potter quote

More Phrases From Beatrix Potter

Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest. — Beatrix Potter

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

I am persuaded that the knots would have proved indigestible, whatever you may urge to the contrary. — Beatrix Potter

Your Father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor. — Beatrix Potter

Thank goodness my education was neglected. — Beatrix Potter

your father had an accident there he was put in a pie by mrs mcgregor 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. — Beatrix Potter

Peter was not very well during the evening. His mother put him to bed, and made some chamomile tea: ‘One table–spoonful to be taken at bedtime. — Beatrix Potter

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Deeper Quotes From Beatrix Potter

One place suits on person, another place suits another person. For my part, I prefer to live in the country, like Timmy Willie. — Beatrix Potter

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

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

i hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations Beatrix Potter quote

I am aware these little books don’t last long even if they are a success. — Beatrix Potter

I think if she lived in A little shoe–house That little old woman was Surely a mouse! — Beatrix Potter

At a quarter past four to the minute, there came a most genteel little tap–tappity. — Beatrix Potter

It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is ‘soporific’. — Beatrix Potter

Amazing Thoughts From Beatrix Potter

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

with opportunity the world is very interesting Beatrix Potter quote

With opportunity the world is very interesting. — Beatrix Potter

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

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

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

No more twist! — Beatrix Potter

peter lost one of his shoes among the cabbages and the other shoe amongst the potatoes Beatrix Potter quote

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

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