Dr. Seuss Quotes

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  • If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.

  • Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.

    "Of Sneetches and Whos and the Good Dr. Seuss: Essays on the Writings and Life of Theodor Geisel". Book by Thomas Fensch, p. 96, 1997.
  • I know I am in love because I am finding it difficult to fall asleep nowadays. This is because after having you around me now I find that reality is better than dreams.

  • All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you'll be quite a lot!

  • Pop guns! And bicycles! Roller skates! Drums! Checkerboards! Tricycles! Popcorn! And plums! And he stuffed them in bags. Then the Grinch, very nimbly, Stuffed all the bags, one by one, up the chimbley!

    Dr. Seuss (1995). “Six by Seuss”, Prop Pub Juv
  • Children's reading and children's thinking are the rock-bottom base upon which this country will rise.

  • You won't lag behind, because you'll have the speed. You'll pass the whole gang and you'll soon take the lead. Wherever you fly, you'll be best of the best. Wherever you go, you will top all the rest. Except when you don't. Because, sometimes, you won't.

    Theodor Seuss Geisel, “Oh, The Places You'll Go”
  • This is not good. This is not right. My feet stick out of bed all night. And when I pull them in, oh dear! My head sticks out of bed out here!

  • Oh, the places you'll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all. Fame! You'll be as famous as famous can be, with the whole wide world watching you win on TV. Except when they don't Because, sometimes they won't. I'm afraid that some times you'll play lonely games too. Games you can't win 'cause you'll play against you.

    Theodor Seuss Geisel, “Oh, The Places You'll Go”
  • You can't build a substantial V out of turtles!

    Richard H. Minear, Dr. Seuss (2013). “Dr. Seuss Goes to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel”, p.346, The New Press
  • I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.

    Dr. Seuss, Carlos Rivera (1967). “El gato ensombrerado”, Random House Books for Young Readers
  • I am lucky to be what I am! Thank goodness I'm not just a clam, or a ham, or a dusty jar of sour gooseberry jam! I am what I am - that's a great thing to be!

  • And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.

    Dr. Seuss (1995). “Six by Seuss”, Prop Pub Juv
  • You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.

    New York Times, May 21, 1986.
  • Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you

  • He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

  • Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

  • Too different from other juveniles on the market to warrant its selling.

  • I meant no harm I most truly did not, but I had to grow bigger so bigger I got. I biggered my factory, I biggered my roads, I biggered the wagons, I biggered the loads, of the Thneeds I shipped out I was shipping them forth from the South, to the East, to the West. To the North, I went right on biggering selling more thneeds. And I biggered my money which everyone needs.

    Dr. Seuss (1995). “Six by Seuss”, Prop Pub Juv
  • Gray day. Everything is gray. I watch. But nothing moves today.

  • I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues.

    Dr. Seuss (1995). “Six by Seuss”, Prop Pub Juv
  • And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say that the Grinch's small heart grew three sizes that day

    Dr. Seuss (1995). “Six by Seuss”, Prop Pub Juv
  • In the places I go there are things that I see that I never could spell if I stopped with the Z.

  • Be awesome! Be a book nut!

  • [Latin] allows you to adore words, take them apart and find out where they came from.

  • Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.

  • Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • It has often been said there’s so much to be read, you never can cram all those words in your head. So the writer who breeds more words than he needs is making a chore for the reader who reads. That's why my belief is the briefer the brief is, the greater the sigh of the reader's relief is. And that's why your books have such power and strength. You publish with shorth! (Shorth is better than length.)

  • All those Nupboards in the Cupboards they're good fun to have about. But that Nooth gush on my tooth brush.....Him I could do without.

  • The words in this book are all phooey. When you say them, your lips will make slips and back flips and your tongue may end up in Saint Looey!

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Dr. Seuss

  • Born: March 2, 1904
  • Died: September 24, 1991
  • Occupation: Writer