Our Favourite Children’s Book Quotes

Reading aloud with our kids is a wonderful way to bond and revisit beloved books, many of which hold some our favourite literary quotes…

“If you are good, life is good.” – Matilda by Roald Dahl

“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and the job’s a game.” – Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

“Be who you are and say how you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” – The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“I love you forever. I’ll like you for always. As long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” – Love You Forever by Robert Munsch.

“A person is a person, no matter how small.” – Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop’s Fables

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

“Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything for it.” – Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie

By Silvana Felix:
A certified elementary school teacher, Silvana graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Teaching. Having spent her childhood traveling throughout North and South America, Silvana is able to happily chat with you in English, Spanish or (slightly less quick) French. Oh, and her voice is like a cozy hug.

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