All We Really Needed to Know We Learned From Children's Books
(Seen in the 1998 movie "You've Got Mail!", this originally was
a poster published by Koen Book Distributors in 1997.)
- Do something to make the world more beautiful.
- Clean up the house when you're through playing.
- You don't have to fight if you don't want to.
(The Story of Ferdinand the Bull)
- We're all meant to need each other.
- Stay golden.
- If you think you can, you can.
(The Little Engine That Could)
- Best friends are terrific!
- Don't leave home without your purple crayon!
(Harold and the Purple Crayon)
- Eat a balanced meal every day.
(Bread and Jam for Frances)
- There's no place like home.
- Never eat someone's else's vegetables.
(The Tale of Peter Rabbit)
- It doesn't matter how small you are.
- It doesn't matter how big you are.
- Don't cross the street without your mother!
- Never eat the last piece of the puzzle!
(Curious George Goes to the Hospital)
- Ole Golly is right. Sometimes you have to lie.
- Be glad you live in a world where there are Octobers.
- Expect all the summers to be magic ones.
This next knowledge was provided by Melanie Staffeld. Thanks,