Dr. Seuss Quotes

A person’s a person, no matter how small.

Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.

Adults are obsolete children.

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

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

Be awesome! Be a book nut!

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

Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more. Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.

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.

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.

Fun is good.

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?

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!

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

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.

I meant what I said and I said what I meant.

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.

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

If you keep your eyes open enough, oh the stuff you will learn. Oh the most wonderful stuff.

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

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

I’m afraid sometimes you’ll play lonely games too, games you can’t win because you’ll play against you. 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.

I’m sorry to say so but, sadly it’s true that bang-ups and hang-ups can happen to you. It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how.

It’s a troublesome world. All the people who’re 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.

It’s opener, out there, in the wide, open air.

Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky.

Kid, you’ll move mountains! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way!

Look at me! Look at me! Look at me now! It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how.

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.

Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age.

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

Only you can control your future.

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.

So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act.

So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

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

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

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

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

Think and wonder, wonder and think.

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

Today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.

Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So… get on your way.

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

Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!

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

When at last we are sure, You’ve been properly pilled, Then a few paper forms, Must be properly filled. So that you and your heirs, May be properly billed.

Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.

You are you. Now, isn’t that pleasant?

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

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

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

You make ’em, I amuse ’em.

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

You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.