Beatrix Potter’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Beatrix Potter Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles  we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Beatrix Potter, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Beatrix Potter you will find my Ten favourites of Beatrix Potter’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

“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 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,  The Complete Tales

“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,  Merry Christmas, Peter Rabbit!

“Thank goodness my education was neglected.”
― 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

10 Famous Quotes by Author Beatrix Potter

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Beatrix Potter, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Beatrix Potter.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Beatrix Potter. 

One Final Bonus – Longer – Beatrix Potter Quote 

“The place is changed now, and many familiar faces are gone, but the greatest change is myself. I was a child then, I had no idea what the world would be like. I wished to trust myself on the waters and the sea. Everything was romantic in my imagination. The woods were peopled by the mysterious good folk. The Lords and Ladies of the last century walked with me along the overgrown paths, and picked the old fashioned flowers among the box and rose hedges of the garden.”

― Beatrix Potter

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