The Tao of Pooh

is an excellent book by Benjamin Hoff (isbn 1-4052-0426-5). As usual I'm going to quote from a few pages:
Cottleston, Cottleston, Cottleston Pie,
A fly can't bird, but a bird can fly.
Ask me a riddle and I reply:
Cottleston, Cottleston, Cottleston Pie.
It is useless to you only because you want to make it into something else and do not use it in its proper way.
One disease, long life; no disease, short life.
Unlike other forms of life, though, people are easily led away from what's right for them, because people have Brain, and Brain can be fooled. Inner Nature, when relied on, cannot be fooled. But many people do not look at it or listen to it, and consequently do not understand themselves very much. Having little understanding of themselves, they have little respect for themselves, and are therefore easily influenced by others.
For a long time they looked at the river beneath them, saying nothing, and the river said nothing too, for it felt very quiet and peaceful on this summer afternoon. [A.A.Milne]
I think therefore I am Confused.
All work and no play makes Backson a dull boy.
"But you should be something Important," I said.
"I am," said Pooh.
"Oh? Doing what?"
"Listening," he said.
the Bisy Backson Society, which practically worships youthful energy, appearance, and attitudes.
It's really fun to go somewhere where they are no timesaving devices because, when you do, you find that you have lots of time.
We are determined to be starved before we are hungry. [Henry David Thoreau]
From caring comes courage [Tao Te Ching]
...too many who think too much and care too little.