47 Teddy Bear Quotes and Images

Everyone loves a Teddy Bear. We’ve all had one at some point in our lives. Most of us will still have one!

These cute, furry friends have been with us through thick and thin. They’ve also picked up some famous fans along the way. This has led to there being many teddy bear quotes throughout time.

The teddy bear quotes below extol the positive qualities of our cuddly companions.

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Cute Teddy Bear Quotes

  • “It’s too bad we’re not all teddy bears. More stuffing would only make us cuter and cuddlier.” – Richelle E. Goodrich
  • “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
  • “Bears need people. People need bears” – Pam Brown
  • “There’s no bear like an old bear” – Samantha Armstrong
  • “You really don’t have to be young to find a friend in a Teddy bear” – Rachel Newman
  • “A bear grows more alive with age. No one with one ounce of sensitivity could ever consign a bear to the dustbin” – Johnnie Hague
  • “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
  • “Once a bear has been loved by a human being, its expression is forever marked” – Jama Kim Rattigan
  • “Remember when I said Teddy can’t sleep without me? Well, truth is, I can’t sleep without Teddy” – Webster Papadopolis
  • “A bear knows all your secrets – and keeps them.” – Roseanne Brown
  • “You really don’t have to be young to find a friend in a Teddy bear” – Rachel Newman
  • “A bear teaches us that if the heart is true, it doesn’t matter much if an ear drops off” – Helen Exley
  • “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
  • “Bears sleep by day. At night they stay awake to chase away bad dreams” – Jesse O’Neil
  • “Teddy bears don’t need hearts as they are already stuffed with love” – Unknown
  • “When everyone else has let you down, there’s always Ted” – Clara Ortega
  • “Whoever said “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” would retract that statement after seeing the sparkle in a Teddy’s eyes” – Lana T. Zeis
  • “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
  • “Love me, love my Teddy Bear.” -Samantha Armstrong
  • “Anyone who has looked a teddy bear in the face will recognize the friendly twinkle in his knowing look.” – Harold Nadolny
  • “Teddy bears like to go on morning picnics in the summertime, so they can enjoy the sunshine before it it too hot for their furry selves.” – Abigail Darling
  • “A teddy bear does not depend upon mechanics to give him the semblance of life. He is loved – and therefore he lives.” – Pam Brown
  • “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
  • “Bears are just about the only toy that can lose just about everything and still maintain their dignity and worth.” -Samantha Armstrong
  • “A teddy bear is your childhood wrapped up in faded yellow fur, and as such, he commands affection long after he is out grown.” – Pam Brown
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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. The long-suffering patience that is learned when belonging to a child who is coming of age, and coping with the bewilderment that this period of time can bring, is what he does best. 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
  • “In a world gone bad, a bear – even a bear standing on its head – is a comforting, uncomplicated, dependable hunk of sanity.” – Pam Brown
  • “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

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Funny Teddy Bear Quotes

  • “I don’t think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.” – Woody Allen
  • “How many children, do you suppose, have carried a lifelong resentment of parents responsible for the surreptitious removal of their Teddy Bears?” – John Ziff
  • “Teddy Bears are like keys… they’re always in the first place you think they’d be, and the last place you look.” – Garfield
  • “Everything in life I share, except of course my teddy bear!” – Unknown
  • “Bears being sent through the mail should never be squashed up to make them fit. It gives them indigestion.” -Pam Brown
  • “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
  • “There are few sadder sights than a wet bear hanging from a clothesline by its ears. Its says a lot for them that they never complain.” – Pam Brown
  • “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
  • “The world is divided into two nations: those with Teddy bears, those without. Each thinks the other is odd” – Jenny De Vries
  • “There is probably nothing that a bear so dislikes as a good wash.” – Marion C. Garretty

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Sad Teddy Bear Quotes

  • “One never quite gets over a lost bear” – Jane Swan
  • “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
  • “A bedroom without a Teddy is like a face without a smile” – Gil Davies
  • “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
  • “A bear remains a bear – even when most of him has fallen off or worn away.” – Charlotte Gray
  • “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
  • “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

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We hope you’ve enjoyed these teddy bear quotes and they’ve help show how so many of us have been affected by a little furry toy.

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