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    Here comes Peter Cottontail right down the bunny trail....
    tags: right
    — Beatrix Potter
    Peter lost one of his shoes among the cabbages, and the other shoe amongst the potatoes.
    tags: lost
    — 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.
    tags: time
    — Beatrix Potter
    It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is 'soporific'.
    — 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.
    tags: people work success afraid
    — 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.
    tags: nature beautiful human divine
    — Beatrix Potter
    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.
    tags: lies eyes seeing flowers god
    — Beatrix Potter
    The shorter and the plainer the better.
    — 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.
    tags: children believe child real childhood heaven
    — Beatrix Potter
    I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations.
    tags: personality influence
    — Beatrix Potter
    I have just made stories to please myself, because I never grew up.
    tags: stories
    — Beatrix Potter
    I hold an old-fashioned notion that a happy marriage is the crown of a woman's life.
    tags: marriage
    — 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.
    tags: desires time bad poor
    — Beatrix Potter
    I do so hate finishing books. I would like to go on with them for years.
    tags: hate book year
    — Beatrix Potter
    For quiet, solitary and observant children create their own world and live in it, nourishing their imaginations on the material at hand.
    tags: children live world child imagination
    — Beatrix Potter
    With opportunity the world is very interesting.
    tags: world opportunities
    — Beatrix Potter
    Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were-Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter.
    tags: time
    — Beatrix Potter
    What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood?
    tags: real heaven
    — Beatrix Potter
    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.
    tags: power believe mind
    — Beatrix Potter
    Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
    tags: goodness
    — 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.
    tags: live present world adventure
    — Beatrix Potter
    There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you.
    tags: writing stories
    — Beatrix Potter
    I am worn to a raveling.
    — Beatrix Potter
    I fear that we shall be obliged to leave this pudding
    tags: fear
    — 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.
    tags: time
    — Beatrix Potter
    Then Mrs. Tiggy-winkle made tea - a cup for herself and a cup for Lucie. They sat before the fire on a bench and looked sideways at one another. Mrs. Tiggy-winkle's hand, holding the tea-cup, was very very brown, and very very wrinkly with the soap-suds; and all through her gown and her cap, there were HAIRPINS sticking wrong end out; so that Lucie didn't like to sit too near her.
    tags: fire wrong
    — 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.
    tags: mother
    — Beatrix Potter
    I think prejudice and tradition count for three-quarters in matters of religion.
    tags: prejudice
    — Beatrix Potter
    So much perfection argues rottenness somewhere.
    tags: perfection
    — Beatrix Potter
    It sometimes happens that the town child is more alive to the fresh beauty of the country than a child who is country born
    tags: beauty children child
    — Beatrix Potter
    Thank goodness my education was neglected.
    tags: goodness education
    — Beatrix Potter
    I think if she lived in A little shoe-house That little old woman was Surely a mouse!
    tags: women
    — Beatrix Potter
    This is a fierce bad rabbit; look at his savage whiskers, and his claws and his turned-up tail.
    tags: bad savage
    — Beatrix Potter
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    beatrix potter
    Birth    : July 28, 1866
    Death  : December 22, 1943
    Occupation  : Author