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100 Greatest Dr. Seuss Quotes And Sayings



In this post you will find 100 Greatest Dr. Seuss Quotes And Sayings.


Dr. Seuss Quotes and Sayings


“Be awesome! Be a book nut!”


“Think and wonder. Wonder and think.”


“Kid, you’ll move mountains.”


“Everything stinks until it’s finished.”


“Being crazy isn’t enough.”


“A person’s a person no matter how small.”


“Think! You can think any Think that you wish!”


“Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.”


“Teeth are always in style.”


“Only you can control your future.”


“Day Play. We play all day. Night Fight. We fight all night.”


“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”


“So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice count!”


“It is fun to have fun. But you have to know how.”


“Don’t give up. I believe in you all.”


“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”


“It is better to know how to learn than to know.”


“You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.”


“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”


“You have to be a speedy reader because there’s so much to read.”


“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.”


“Oh, the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!”


“I meant what I said and I said what I meant.”


“He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man”


“It doesn’t matter what it is. What matters is what it will become.”


“You do not like them. So, you say. Try them! Try them! And you may!”


“Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky!”


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


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


“I am what I am! That’s a great thing to be! If I say so myself, Happy Birthday to me!”


“Nothing is going to change, unless someone does something soon.”


“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!”


“Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you.”


“When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really played.”


“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”


“To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”


“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”


“There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.”


“All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!”


“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive that is youer than you.”


“I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.”


“You’re off to great to places. Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting. So, get on your way.”


“Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry.”


“If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.”


“In the places I go there are things that I see that I never could spell if I stopped with the Z.”


“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot. Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”


“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on your way!”


“If you’d never been born, then you might be an Isn’t! An Isn’t has no fun at all. No, he didn’t!”


“Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child.”


“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”


“Be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s a great balancing act.”


“They say I’m old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!”


“And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!”


“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”


“You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.”


“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”


“It’s a troublesome world. All the people who are in it are troubled with troubles almost every minute. You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot, for the places and people you’re lucky you’re not.”


“I’m sorry to say so but, sadly it’s true that bang-ups and hang-ups can happen to you.”


“With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.”


“What it really said to me is how hard the people at our school work, … All of our employees who work here are working hard to do what’s right for our kids.”


“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.”


“I would not like them here or there. I would not like them anywhere. I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them Sam I Am.”


“I’m telling you this cause you’re one of my friends. My alphabet starts where your alphabet ends!”


“We looked! Then we saw him. Step in on the mat! We looked! And we saw him! The Cat in the Hat!”


“I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.”


“My wonderful weapon, the Jigger-Rock Snatchem, will fling ‘em right back just as quick as we catch ‘em.”


“And you very small persons will not have to die if you make yourselves heard! So, come on, now, and TRY!”


“So, on beyond Z! It’s high time you were shown. That you really don’t know. All there is to be known.”


“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”


“And turtles, of course… all the turtles are FREE. As turtles and, maybe, ALL creatures should be.”


“You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.”


“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?”


“We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.”


“I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.”


“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”


“In my world, everyone’s a pony and they all eat rainbows and poop butterflies!”


“Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So, love the people who treat you right, forgive the ones who don’t and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said it’d be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.”


“So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.”


“Be grateful you’re not in the forest in France Where the average young person just hasn’t a chance to escape from the perilous pants eating plants but your pants are safe, you’re a fortunate guy You ought to be shouting how lucky am I”


“The problem with writing a book in verse is, to be successful, it has to sound like you knocked it off on a rainy Friday afternoon. It has to sound easy. When you can do it, it helps tremendously because it’s a thing that forces kids to read on. You have this unconsummated feeling if you stop.”


“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 already you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”


“Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.”


“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go…”


“I stay out of politics because if I begin thinking too much about politics, I’ll probably… drop writing children’s books and become a political cartoonist again.”


“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.”


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