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34 Teddy Bear Quotes: The Most Lovable of All Toys

by Louise W. Rice

Knowing that the stuffed animals I keep on my bed will always be with me has always been a comforting thought. But, at the risk of playing favorites, I must say that one of them has a special place in my heart — a brown bear named Honey. My love for that plushie has often inspired me to go looking for sappy teddy bear quotes. So today, you’re coming along for the ride!

After all, just by being here, you’ve shown that you understand how the presence — or absence — of a beloved fuzzy friend can affect a child or even an adult. So with that in mind, let’s take a look at what others have had to say about teddy bears and the impact they have on our lives.

34 Heart-Warming and Hilarious Teddy Bear Quotes for Those Who Can’t Part With Their Pals

Teddy Bear Quotes About the Way We Feel About Plushies

#1. “I never met a teddy I didn’t like.” ― Maxine Clark

#2. “‘Okay, I’ll take the pink one with the torn ear.’

The guy behind the counter scratches his neck. ‘Are you being serious?’

Her face is stoic. ‘Absolutely. I never kid about teddy bears.’” — Jessica Sorensen

#3. “He was sensitive to his stuffed animals’ feelings, rotating their position on his bed so that a new plush animal would occupy pride of place at his pillowside every night.” ― Jalina Mhyana

#4. “It’s too bad we’re not all teddy bears. More stuffing would only make us cuter and cuddlier.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

#5. “But the most wonderful thing of all, our highest achievement and the one thing for which I pray we will always be remembered, is stuffing wads of polyester into an anatomically incorrect, cartoonish ideal of one of nature’s most fearsome predators for no other reason than to soothe a child.” ― Rick Yancey

Teddy Bear Quotes About Outgrowing Your Stuffed Animals

#6. “How many children, do you suppose, have carried a lifelong resentment of parents responsible for the surreptitious removal of their Teddy Bears?” ― John Ziff

#7. “One never quite gets over a lost bear.” ― Jane Swan

#8. “Now that I’m all grown up, I can buy any old teddy bear I want ― except the old teddy bear I want.” ― William Sternman 

#9. “A teddy bear is your childhood wrapped up in faded yellow fur, and as such, he commands affection long after he is outgrown.” ― Pam Brown

#10. “Teddy Bears never forget, but we do!” ― Anthony T. Hincks 

#11. “There’s no bear like an old bear.” ― Samantha Armstrong 

#12. “A bear grows more alive with age. No one with one ounce of sensitivity could ever consign a bear to the dustbin.” ― Johnnie Hague

Bittersweet and Melancholic Teddy Bear Quotes

#13. “A bedroom without a teddy is like a face without a smile.” ― Gil Davis

#14. “At sales, every other toy looks simply worn, dilapidated, grubby. A bear looks lost and abandoned and desperately in need of a loving home.” ― Helen Thomson 

#15. “A bear remains a bear ― even when most of him has fallen off or worn away.” ― Charlotte Gray 

#16. “Bears are just about the only toy that can lose just about everything and still maintain their dignity and worth.” — Samantha Armstrong 

#17. “A bear teaches us that if the heart is true, it doesn’t matter much if an ear drops off.” ― Helen Exley 

#18. “It is most offensive to the kindly bears who’ve adopted us when we thoughtlessly blurt out some comment about ‘real’ bears, or ‘alive’ bears, as if our very real and lively bear friends weren’t.” ― Alla Bozarth-Campbell

Wholesome and Comforting Teddy Bear Quotes

#19. “Bears need people. People need bears.” ― Pam Brown 

#20. “In a world where everyone seems to be larger and louder than yourself, it is very comforting to have a small, quiet companion.” ― Peter Gray 

#21. “There’s just something about a teddy bear that’s impossible to explain. When you hold one in your arms, you get a feeling of love, comfort, and security. It’s almost supernatural.” ― James Ownby 

#22. “Once a bear has been loved by a human being, its expression is forever marked.” ― Jama Kim Rattigan

#23. “Bears sleep by day. At night they stay awake to chase away bad dreams.” ― Jesse O’Neil 

#24. “Remember when I said Teddy can’t sleep without me? Well, truth is, I can’t sleep without Teddy.” ― Webster Papadopoulos 

#25. “Wake in the deepest dark of night and hear the driving rain. Reach out a hand and take a paw and go to sleep again.” ― Charlotte Gray

Amusing Teddy Bear Quotes About Things No Bear Should Put Up With

#26. “There is probably nothing that a bear so dislikes as a good wash.” ― Marion C. Garretty

#27. “Baths may be lovely for people ― adult people that is, but bears are not that keen. When did you last see or hear of a bear taking a bath, willingly?” — Ted Menton

#28. “There are few sadder sights than a wet bear hanging from a clothesline by its ears. It says a lot for them that they never complain.” ― Pam Brown

#29. “Bears being sent through the mail should never be squashed up to make them fit. It gives them indigestion.” — Pam Brown

Teddy Bear Quotes About Spending Time With Our Loving Companions

#30. “To a child, Teddy is a bridge between a human and an animal. He doesn’t mind being dressed in ridiculous hats, or even being read to. You can blame him for anything, and he won’t deny it. His marvelous face expresses anything a child wants to feel or hear.” ― Peter Bull

#31. “Teddy bears like to go on morning picnics in the summertime, so they can enjoy the sunshine before it gets too hot for their furry selves.” ― Abigail Darling

#32. “A bear knows all your secrets ― and keeps them.” ― Roseanne A. Brown

#33. “It is astonishing, really, how many thoroughly mature, well-adjusted grown-ups harbor a teddy bear ― which is perhaps why they are thoroughly mature and well-adjusted.” ― Joseph Lempa

#34. “The world is divided into two nations: those with teddy bears, those without. Each thinks the other is odd.” ― Jenny De Vries

To Conclude

At this point, my admiration for stuffed animal toys should be apparent. After all, I’ve had them all my life, adding to my collection at times of great happiness or strife. And every time I brought a new plushie pal home, my old friend, Honey, was there to greet them and introduce them to the rest of the stuffed squad.

Now, someone might point out that I should really stop talking about these toys as if they were alive. But you won’t do that, right? Clearly, you too understand how important these toys are to a child. And the teddy bear quotes on my list have proved that even adults can benefit from the comforting presence of a few plushies!

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