quote by Arnold Lobel

Frog said, 'I wrote 'Dear Toad, I am glad that you are my best friend. Your best friend, Frog.' 'Oh,' said Toad, 'that makes a very good letter.'Then Frog and Toad went out onto the front porch to wait for the mail. They sat there, feeling happy together.

— Arnold Lobel

Most Powerful Oh Dear quotations

I just miss you, in a quite simple desperate human way.

Oh my dear, I can’t be clever and stand-offish with you: I love you too much for that. Too truly.You have no idea how stand-offish I can be with people I don’t love. I have brought it to a fine art. But you have broken down my defences. And I don’t really resent it.

Oh dear quote I'd rather have a life of "oh wells" than a life of "what ifs".
I'd rather have a life of "oh wells" than a life of "what ifs".

Oh, what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!

Oh dear quote Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.

Oh, dear Hazel.” Aphrodite folded her fan. “Such optimism, yet you have heartrending days ahead of you. Of course war is coming. Love and war always go together. They are the peaks of human emotion! Evil and good, beauty and ugliness.

My own dear love, he is strong and bold And he cares not what comes after.

His words ring sweet as a chime of gold, And his eyes are lit with laughter. He is jubilant as a flag unfurled - Oh, a girl, she'd not forget him. My own dear love, he is all my world - And I wish I'd never met him.

Shall I give you yet another reason why you should pray? I have preached my very heart out. I could not say any more than I have said. Will not your prayers accomplish that which my preaching fails to do? Is it not likely that the Church has been putting forth its preaching hand but not its praying hand? Oh dear friends! Let us agonize in prayer.

Oh dear quote Id rather have a life of oh wells than what ifs
Id rather have a life of oh wells than what ifs
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Oh, the shark has pretty teeth, dear, And he shows them pearly white.

Just a jackknife has Macheath, dear, And he keeps them out of sight.

The fabric of my faithful love No power shall dim or ravel Whilst I stay here - but oh, my dear, If I should ever travel!

[On being shown an apartment by a real estate agent:] Oh, dear, that's much too big. All I need is room enough to lay a hat and a few friends.

Oh dear quote Oh, let the sun beat down upon my face, stars fill my dreams.
Oh, let the sun beat down upon my face, stars fill my dreams.

Oh dear,' says God, 'I hadn't thought of that,' and promptly vanishes in a puff of logic.

But that wasn't fancy enough for Lord Byron, oh dear me no, he had to invent a lot of figures of speech and then interpolate them, With the result that whenever you mention Old Testament soldiers to people they say Oh yes, they're the ones that a lot of wolves dressed up in gold and purple ate them.

Oh, dear friend, if you love your children, I charge you, do not let the early impression of a habit of prayer slip by. If you train your children to do anything, train them, at least, to have a habit of prayer.

Oh dear quote Never lose hope, my dear heart, miracles dwell in the invisible.
Never lose hope, my dear heart, miracles dwell in the invisible.

Oh, my dear! I’m afraid you’ve mistaken me for someone else! My name is Rhea Silvia. I was the mother to Romulus and Remus, thousands of years ago. But you’re so kind to think I look as young as the 1950s.

I'll try if I know all the things I used to know.

Let me see: four times five is twelve, and four times six is thirteen, and four times seven is - oh dear! I shall never get to twenty at that rate!

Oh my dear, idealists are the cruelest monsters of them all.

Oh dear quote Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil sa
Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says - "Oh crap, she's up"
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My disenchantment? Oh no, my dear, there are no disenchantments, merely progressions and styles of possession. To exist is to be spellbound.

Do you know the difference between an optimist and a pessimist? A pessimist says ‘Oh dear, things can’t possibly get any worse.’ And an optimist says, ‘Don’t be so sad. Things can always get worse.

Dear Lady Gaga , thank you for the wonderful tribute. Oh my god, it really warmed my heart!

Oh dear quote You're a diamond dear, they can't break you.
You're a diamond dear, they can't break you.
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Oh - You're a very bad man!" Oh, no my dear. I'm a very good man. I'm just a very bad Wizard.

Sure, jets are fast and economical, but, oh my, what fun we've lost and what leisure we've sacrificed in the race to efficiency. Somehow, stepping onto a plane and zooming across the United States in a matter of hours doesn't hold a candle to the dear, old-fashioned train ride.

A traffic policeman stops Sister Bridget for speeding.

She pulls into the side of the road and winds down her window. The officer walks round and starts undoing his fly. "Oh dear," she says, "Not the breathalyser again."

Oh dear quote I can spend hours watching and listening to Mother Nature. She is a dear friend.
I can spend hours watching and listening to Mother Nature. She is a dear friend.

Oh, my dear, my tragedy is that you don't need to be loved as I know how to love.

Oh dear me - it's too late to do anything but accept you and love you - but when you were quite a little boy, somebody ought to have said "hush" just once!

Oh, ever thus, from childhood's hour, I 've seen my fondest hopes decay;

I never loved a tree or flower But 't was the first to fade away. I never nurs'd a dear gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye, But when it came to know me well And love me, it was sure to die.

Oh dear quote Hate me for who I am, oh I don't care
Hate me for who I am, oh I don't care
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Sometimes you take time off, and then you look around and you go, "Hello. What happened? Oh dear!"

Dear God, I don't want to have invented my faith to satisfy my weakness.

I don't want to have created God to my own image as they're so fond of saying. Please give me the necessary grace, oh Lord, and please don't let it be as hard to get as Kafka made it.

Oh, I'm going to miss everything. It's been the most amazing and significant job of my life obviously and I'll always have it near and dear to my heart. I'm so grateful and appreciative that I worked with the best crew and the best writers and producers and cast and I love them all.

Oh dear quote Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence.
Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence.

Oh, they loved dearly: their souls kissed, they kissed with their eyes, they were both but one single kiss.

Oh! Single, my dear, to be sure! A single man of large fortune;

four or five thousand a year. What a fine thing for our girls!

But oh my dear, I am tired of being Alice in Wonderland.

Does it sound ungrateful? It is. Only I do get tired.

Oh! too convincing -- dangerously dear -- In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!

Oh dear me, the Booker people don't like me.

I don't care. I have been given an award for being taken not seriously, and I am very, very pleased about that.

I met Princess Anne once at a charity do and she said Blue Peter made her realise TV was all lies - she'd gone to Africa on safari with Valerie Singleton and they didn't see a thing, but when she watched it on TV they'd edited in some lion cubs. I was like, 'Oh dear.' I still don't know if she was joking or not.

She was such a good loving mother, my best friend.

Oh, who was happier than I when I could still say the dear name "Mother," and it was heard, and whom can I say it to now?

Your Great-Aunt Muriel doesn't agree, I just met her upstairs while she was giving Fleur the tiara. "She said 'Oh dear, is this the muggle born?' and then, 'Bad posture, skinny ankles.'" Don't take it personally, she's rude to everyone," said Ron. "Talking about Muriel?" inquired George, reemerging from the marquee with Fred. "Yeah, she's just told me my ears are lopsided. Old bat.