Every piece of the puzzle that doesn't fit gets you closer to the answer.
You'll have a lot more respect for a bird after you try making a nest.
If you wait until you're really sure, you'll never take off the training wheels.
Look at the footprints you've made.
It feels a lot colder when you're shoveling snow than when you're building a snow fort.
Believing in the Tooth Fairy is easier than trying to figure out how else the money gets under your pillow.
Shortcuts aren't always.
Flowers and pricker bushes grow out of the same dust.
If the horse you're drawing looks more like a dog, make it a dog.
It's easier to knock on a door that's not shut all the way.
They'll remember you if you're the best reader in class-or if you throw up at lunch.
Ten minutes is short if it's a recess and long if it's a punishment.
Nobody notices it when your zipper is up, but everyone notices when it's down.
It's not enough to be able to spell "magnificence" in your bedroom. You have to be able to spell it at the microphone during the spelling bee.
Sometimes it's smart to be scared.
Don't expect a stranger to wipe your nose.
The teacher can always tell when you did your homework on the bus.
One thing you can't pretend to be is funny.
Hitting the kid with the ball might get you the ball, but it won't get you anyone to throw it to.
Don't say "The last one there is a rotten egg": unless you're absolutely sure there's a slow kid behind you.
Every time you swim out to the rock, it gets a little closer.
It doesn't count if your swing is going the highest if you're getting pushed.
If you want pancakes for breakfast, offer to help make them.
Even babies like to grab for things just beyond their reach.
Crawling still gets you there.
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