Quotes by Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

English writer, illustrator and conservationist

Alive from: 1866-1943

Category: Artists | Writers (Contemporary)

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    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.
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    Don't go into Mr. McGregor's garden: your father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor.
    Source: The Tale of Peter Rabbit
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    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...
    Source: Journal entry
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    It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is 'soporific'.
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    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.
    Source: Beatrix Potters Letters
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    Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
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