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    Here comes Peter Cottontail right down the bunny trail....
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: right 
     
    Peter lost one of his shoes among the cabbages, and the other shoe amongst the potatoes.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: lost 
     
    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
    tags: time 
     
    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.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: people  work  success  afraid 
     
    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
    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.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: lies  eyes  seeing  flowers  god 
     
    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.
    — Beatrix Potter
    I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations.
    — Beatrix Potter
    I have just made stories to please myself, because I never grew up.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: stories 
     
    I hold an old-fashioned notion that a happy marriage is the crown of a woman's life.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: marriage 
     
    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
    tags: desires  time  bad  poor 
     
    I do so hate finishing books. I would like to go on with them for years.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: hate  book  year 
     
    For quiet, solitary and observant children create their own world and live in it, nourishing their imaginations on the material at hand.
    — Beatrix Potter
    With opportunity the world is very interesting.
    — Beatrix Potter
    Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were-Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: time 
     
    What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood?
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: real  heaven 
     
    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
    tags: power  believe  mind 
     
    Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: goodness 
     
    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
    tags: live  present  world  adventure 
     
    There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: writing  stories 
     
    I am worn to a raveling.
    — Beatrix Potter
    I fear that we shall be obliged to leave this pudding
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: fear 
     
    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
    tags: time 
     
    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.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: fire  wrong 
     
    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
    tags: mother 
     
    I think prejudice and tradition count for three-quarters in matters of religion.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: prejudice 
     
    So much perfection argues rottenness somewhere.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: perfection 
     
    It sometimes happens that the town child is more alive to the fresh beauty of the country than a child who is country born
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: beauty  children  child 
     
    Thank goodness my education was neglected.
    — Beatrix Potter
    I think if she lived in A little shoe-house That little old woman was Surely a mouse!
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: women 
     
    This is a fierce bad rabbit; look at his savage whiskers, and his claws and his turned-up tail.
    — Beatrix Potter
    tags: bad  savage 
     
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    beatrix potter
    Birth    : July 28, 1866
    Death  : December 22, 1943
    Occupation  : Author