These 30 Relatable Eeyore Quotes Are A Whole Mood

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Eeyore is the pessimistic stuffed donkey belonging to Christopher Robin in Winnie the Pooh. Growing up as happy children, it was hard to relate to cynical Eeyore quotes. As adults, however, his gloominess makes a lot more sense!

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Even though he’s always in a bad mood, Eeyore is a reliable character. He’s someone that people can lean on in times of trouble. Eeyore can also be insightful. There are many instances where Eeyore is arguably the wisest and most down to earth person of the group and he tends to have the most common sense.

Eeyore has many appearances in films within the Winnie the Pooh universe. In Pooh’s Grand Adventure, he joins the group to search for Christopher Robin, who is thought to be missing. In Winnie the Pooh, he’s more gloomy than ever as he had lost his tail yet again.

Despite his depressive attitude, Eeyore is known to show compassion and empathy.

Here are 30 relatable Eeyore quotes that are a whole mood:

1. “I have my friends. Somebody spoke to me only yesterday. And was it was last week or the week before that Rabbit bumped into me and said ‘Bother!’. The Social Round. Always something going on.” —Eeyore

2. “It’s not much of a tail, but I’m sort of attached to it.” —Eeyore

3. “We can’t all, and some of us don’t. That's all there is to it.” —Eeyore

4. “They’re funny things, accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.” —Eeyore

5. “The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.” —Eeyore


6. “Wish I could say yes, but I can’t.” —Eeyore

7. “Could you ask your friend to do his exercises somewhere else? I shall be having lunch directly, and don’t want it bounced on just before I begin. A trifling matter, and fussy of me, but we all have our little ways.” —Eeyore

8. “No brain at all, some of them, only grey fluff that’s blown into their heads by mistake, and they don’t think.” —Eeyore

9. “Nobody tells me. Nobody keeps me informed. I make it 17 days come Friday since anybody spoke to me.” —Eeyore

10. “I’m telling you. People come and go in this Forest, and they say, 'It’s only Eeyore, so it doesn’t count.’” —Eeyore

11. “The sky has finally fallen. Always knew it would.” —Eeyore

12. “The most wonderful thing about Tiggers is you’re the only one.” —Eeyore

13. “Days. Weeks. Months. Who knows?” —Eeyore

14. “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” —Eeyore

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15. “No give and take. No exchange of thought. It gets you nowhere, particularly if the other person’s tail is only just in sight for the second half of the conversation.” —Eeyore

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16. “Thanks for noticin’ me.” —Eeyore

17. “This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.” —Eeyore

18. “It’s an awful nic tail, Kanga. Much nicer than the rest of me.” —Eeyore

19. “A tail isn’t a tail to them, it’s just a little bit extra at the back.” —Eeyore

20. “It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine.” —Eeyore

21. “If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient.” —Eeyore

22. “That’s what would be so interesting, Pooh. Not being quite sure till afterward.” —Eeyore

23. “You don’t always want to be miserable on my birthday, do you?” —Eeyore

24. “After all, what are birthdays? Here today and gone tomorrow.” —Eeyore

25. “Don’t bustle me. Don’t now-then me.” —Eeyore

26. “I’m not asking anybody. I’m just telling everybody. We can look for the North Pole, or we can play ‘Here we go gathering Nuts in May’ with the end part of an ants’ nest. It’s all the same to me.” —Eeyore

27. “When stuck in the river, it’s best to dive and swim to the bank yourself before some drops a large stone on your chest in an attempt to hoosh you there.” —Eeyore

28. “Use caution when standing by the river bank mind your own business. You might get bounced into the water.” —Eeyore

29. “Don’t worry about me. Go and enjoy yourself. I’ll stay here and be miserable.” —Eeyore

30. “No need to bother on my account.” —Eeyore

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Chinyere (pronounced sha-near-ruh) is a writer who covers astrology, entertainment, and pop culture news.