Dr. Seuss Quotes

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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
Dr. Seuss
If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good!
Dr. Seuss
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Dr. Seuss
Young cat, if you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you would learn! The most wonderful stuff!
Dr. Seuss (I Can Read With My Eyes Shut, 1978)
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Dr. Seuss (The Lorax, 1971)
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Dr. Seuss (The Lorax, 1971)
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.
Dr. Seuss
You're in pretty good shape for the shape you are in. 
Dr. Seuss
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Dr. Seuss (Horton Hears a Who, 1954)
I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve themselves in a situation. Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments. 
Dr. Seuss
Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
Dr. Seuss (Quoted in Of Sneetches and Whos and the Good Dr. Seuss: Essays on the Writings and Life of Theodor Geisel, 1997)
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
Dr. Seuss
Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.
Dr. Seuss
I meant what I said, and I said what I meant.
An elephant's faithful, one hundred percent.
Dr. Seuss (Horton Hatches the Egg, 1940)
If you can see things out of whack, then you can see how things can be in whack.
Dr. Seuss (Quoted in The Los Angeles Times, 1983)
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
Dr. Seuss
I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!
Dr. Seuss
Oh the things you can find, if you don't stay behind!
Dr. Seuss (On Beyond Zebra!, 1955)
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! 
Dr. Seuss
I'm afraid sometimes 
you'll play lonely games too,
games you can't win
because you'll play against you.
Dr. Seuss
From there to here,
from here to there,
funny things are everywhere. 
Dr. Seuss (One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, 1960)
And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!
Dr. Seuss
All alone!
Whether you like it or not,
alone is something you'll 
be quite a lot.
Dr. Seuss
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
Dr. Seuss (Quoted in The Los Angeles Times, 1983)
How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? 
Dr. Seuss
When you think things are bad,
When you feel sour and blue,
When you start to get mad...
You should do what I do.
Dr. Seuss
Open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!
Dr. Seuss (Horton Hears a Who, 1954)
You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.
Dr. Seuss (Quoted in New York Times, 1986)
You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you will be the guy who'll decide where you'll go. Oh the places you'll go.
Dr. Seuss (Oh! The Places You'll Go!)
The more that you read,
The more things you will know.
The more that you learn,
The more places you'll go.
Dr. Seuss (I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!, 1978)
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Dr. Seuss Biography

Born: March 2, 1904
Died: September 24, 1991

Theodor Seuss Geisel, also simply and most commonly known as Dr. Seuss was an American writer, poet and cartoonist. He is best known for his many children's books.

Notable Works

Horton Hatches the Egg (1940)
Horton Hears a Who!
(1954)
On Beyond Zebra!
(1955)
The Cat in the Hat
(1957)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
(1957)
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
(1960)
The Lorax
(1971)
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
(1978)
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
(1990)
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