60+ Best Teddy Bear Quotes That Kids Will Love

Srija Chanda
Dec 12, 2023 By Srija Chanda
Originally Published on Jan 27, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
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Why Teddy Bear Quotes?

Teddy bears are beloved childhood toys that have brought kids joy for generations. They are soft, cuddly, and always there to offer comfort and support when needed.

Teddy bear quotes are a great way to encourage kids to express their feelings and emotions. The quotes can help kids learn to express their love, gratitude, and appreciation for their teddy bears in a fun and creative way.

It can also make kids smile, laugh, and feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

Whether you're a parent, teacher, or caregiver, teddy bear quotes are a must-read for anyone looking to bring a little bit of joy and inspiration into the lives of the kids in their care. You'll be sure to find something that speaks to your child's heart and brings a smile to their face.

What Parents Should Know

These teddy bear quotes are specifically geared toward kids. They are intended to encourage kids to express their feelings and emotions.

The quotes are meant to be a resource for someone looking for ways to bring joy and inspiration into the lives of the kids in their care.

Teddy bear soft toys sometimes have fur made of material that can cause respiratory issues if inhaled by children frequently.

What To Discuss With Kids

There are teddy bear museums around the globe situated and decorated artistically.

There are even teddy bear wedding cakes, teddy bear flowers, and teddy bear favors for those who want a teddy bear-themed wedding.

In Japan, teddy bears are often dressed in traditional Japanese clothing and have kimonos and wooden geta sandals. They are also the official national symbol of the country!

The 'teddy bear' term was inspired by the Late President Theodore Roosevelt's own name because of an incident where he refused to harm a defenseless bear on a trip.

Best Teddy Bear Quotes

1. "Age simply doesn't enter into it!

The older the friend, the more he is valued, particularly when he shows so visibly the characteristics that we all look for in friends. You have only to look at a genuine teddy's face to see at once the loyalty, common sense, and above all, dependability behind it." - Peter Bull, 'The Teddy Bear Book'

2. "A bear grows more alive with age. No one with one ounce of sensitivity could ever consign a bear to the dustbin." - Johnnie Hague

3. "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

4. "An experienced Teddy Bear brings with him a lifetime of knowledge and experience; the wisdom of silence and the stillness in moments of great turmoil." - Ted Menton

5. "A bear knows all your secrets ― and keeps them." - Roseanne A. Brown

6. "To a child, Teddy is a bridge between a human and an animal. He doesn't mind being dressed in ridiculous hats." - Peter Bull

7. "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

8. "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." - James Ownby

9. "'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, 'The Coincidence Of Callie & Kayden'

10. "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

11. "Teddy bears like to go on morning picnics in the summertime, so they can enjoy the sunshine before it is too hot for their furry selves." - Abigail Darling

12. "The world of the teddy bear is an innocent one, a world that gives delight and hurts not, a world that appeals to all generations and all nationalities." - Gyles Brandreth

13. "There is probably nothing that a bear so dislikes as a good wash." - Marion C. Garretty

Cute Teddy Bear Quotes

14. "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

15. "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

16. "It's pleasant for a bear to come home to the warmth of a fire, take a dollop of honey, talk to a friend, read the Daily Bear News, and finally creep under the quilt and sleep soundly all night." - Barbara Werkmaster

17. "Bears sleep by day. At night they stay awake to chase away bad dreams." - Jesse O'Neil

18. "There's no bear like an old bear." - Samantha Armstrong

19. "Once a bear has been loved by a human being, its expression is forever marked." - Jama Kim Rattigan

20. "I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib." - Woody Allen

21. "Anyone who has looked a teddy bear in the face will recognize the friendly twinkle in his knowing look." - Harold Nadolny

22. "Remember when I said Teddy can't sleep without me? Well, truth is, I can't sleep without Teddy." - Webster Papadopoulos.

23. "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

24. "All bears merit a dignified old age." - Peter Gray

25. "A Teddy bear’s virtue is that he cannot love himself, only others." ― Ted Menten

Realistic Teddy Bear Quotes

26. "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

27. "The cell phone has become the adult's transitional object, replacing the toddler's teddy bear for comfort and a sense of belonging." - Margaret Heffernan

28. "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 pillow side every night." - Jalina Mhyana

29. "A bear teaches us that if the heart is true, it doesn't matter much if an ear drops off." - Helen Exley

30. "Bears are just about the only toy that can lose just about everything and still maintain their dignity and worth." - Samantha Armstrong

31. "You have only to look at a genuine teddy's face to see at once the loyalty, common sense, and above all, dependability behind it." - Peter Bull

32. "It's hard to visualize the toys you had fifty years ago – all save bear. He's as clear as if he were sitting on the desk in front of you. Of course, he probably is." - Pam Brown

33. "In a world gone bad, a bear – even a bear standing on its head – is a comforting, uncomplicated, dependable hunk of sanity." - Pam Brown

34. "One never quite gets over a lost bear." - Jane Swan

35. "Long before I grew up, my Teddy bear taught me what love really meant: being there when you're needed." - Jim Nelson

36. "My Teddy was there when I had no friends to play with, no one to talk to, no one to share my little woes or my big joys." - Robert Kunicov

37. "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

38. "The experienced bear has seen life through the heart and eyes of a child grown to adulthood and perhaps even accompanied that adult all the way to the end of the road." - Ted Menton

39. "How many children, do you suppose, have carried a lifelong resentment of parents responsible for the surreptitious removal of their Teddy Bears?" - John Ziff

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40. "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

41. "The world is divided into two nations: those with teddy bears, those without. Each thinks the other is odd." - Jenny De Vries

42. "Whoever said "Diamonds are a girl's best friend" would retract that statement after seeing the sparkle in Teddy's eyes." - Lana T. Zeis

43. "When everyone else has let you down, there's always Ted." - Clara Ortega

44. "Bears need people. People need bears." - Pam Brown

45. "Love me, love my Teddy Bear." - Samantha Armstrong

46. "A bedroom without a Teddy is like a face without a smile." - Gil Davies

47. "Teddy bears don't need hearts as they are already stuffed with love." - Unknown*

48. "You really don't have to be young to find a friend in a Teddy bear!" - Rachel Newman

49. "It's too bad we're not all teddy bears. More stuffing would only make us cuter and cuddlier." - Richelle E. Goodrich

50. "A bear remains a bear – even when most of him has fallen off or worn away." - Charlotte Gray

51. "A bedroom without a Teddy is like a face without a smile." - Unknown*

52. "A teddy bear does not depend upon mechanics to give him the semblance of life. He is loved – and therefore he lives." - Pam Brown

53. "By gifting you this teddy I want to show am ready to make you mine and fill my life with sunshine." - Unknown*

54. "Growing up with teddies has been a beautiful thing that happened to most of us." - Unknown*

55. "Hugging a teddy bear works as a beautiful remedy when you are emotionally weak." - Unknown*

56. "I am giving you this teddy, to tell you that I am ready.. to make you forever mine." - Unknown*

57. "If hugs were clouds, I would send you the sweetest batch. Hope your day is filled with sunshine and a smile is on your face." - Unknown*

58. "Sometimes all you need is a teddy bear and a hug from this soft and adorable creature." - Unknown*

59. "Teddies are just another reason, Just another way to say I care, I will be there forever, No matter the good and bad times we share!" - Unknown*

60. "Teddy Bears are like keys… they’re always in the first place you think they’d be, and the last place you look." - Unknown*

61. "Teddy bears are there to spread love and happiness and fill our lives with goodness." - Unknown*

62. "They smell so good, you’ll think they are edible. Keep these teddy bears nearby when you’re in need of some comfort." - Unknown*

63. "You are eternal like love, You are cute as the stuffed toy, Take this teddy as my heart, It’s filled with my love and my joy!" - Unknown*

*We could not verify the original source of these quotations; if you know where they came from, please get in touch with us at hello@kidadl.com

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Written by Srija Chanda

Master of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

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Srija ChandaMaster of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

An aspiring media professional, Srija is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mass Communication at St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, after completing her degree in journalism. With experience in PR and social media, she has also honed her leadership skills through her participation in a youth parliament. Srija's interests include devouring books, watching movies, and exploring new places through travel.

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