Top Dr Seuss Quotes of All Time

Here we have gathered a list of top Dr Seuss quotes in the same place for you to read. Dr Seuss is a famous American children’s author and animator, having written over 60 books under the name Doctor Seuss. Some of the most popular stories he has written are The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? And The Butter Battle Book. Besides being familiar to many children, these quotes also contain a great amount of wisdom when you inspect them closer! All the Dr Seuss quotes on this list are ranked in real-time according to their popularity among the community, so that the quotes with the most likes are on the top of this list. If you find your favourite Dr Seuss quote missing from the list, please feel free to add and vote it up in order to share it with fellow fans of Dr Seuss!

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

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

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

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    “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…” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” ― Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You!

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    “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!

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    “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” ― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who!

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    “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
    Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

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    “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “Being crazy isn’t enough.” ― Dr. Seuss

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

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    “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

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    “You’re off to Great Places!
    Today is your day!
    Your mountain is waiting,
    So… get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “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.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “How did it get so late so soon?” ―  Dr. Seuss

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    “Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” ― Dr. Seuss

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

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    “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!” ― Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

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    “All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and The Lorax

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    “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, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

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    “I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one-hundred percent!” ― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hatches the Egg

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

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

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

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    “Only you can control your future.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” ― “You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

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

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    “I’m afraid that sometimes you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ’cause you’ll play against you.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “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.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “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

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    “When beetles fight these battles in a bottle with their paddles 
    and the bottle’s on a poodle and the poodle’s eating noodles…
    …they call this a muddle puddle tweetle poodle beetle noodle 
    bottle paddle battle.” ― Dr. Seuss, Fox in Socks

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    “So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “Think and wonder, wonder and think.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “ASAP. Whatever that means. It must mean, ‘Act swiftly awesome pacyderm!” ― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who!

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    “You’ll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You’ll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “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, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

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    “I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

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    “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

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

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    “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

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    “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.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.” ― Dr. Seuss, Yertle the Turtle and Gertrude McFuzz

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

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

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    “The storm starts, when the drops start dropping
    When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “Poor empty pants
    With nobody inside them.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “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.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    Dr Suess

    “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.” ― Dr Suess

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    “Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you”― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “You are you. Now, isn’t that pleasant?” ― Dr. Seuss

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

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    “When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “Sometimes you will never know the value of something,until it becomes a memory.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “And the turtles, of course…all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.” ― Dr. Seuss, Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

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    Today is your day.
    You’re off to Great Places!
    You’re off and away!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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

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    “Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re real quite lucky.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    Dr. Suess

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

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    “Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

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    “And this mess is so big 
    And so deep and so tall, 
    We cannot pick it up. 
    There is no way at all!” ― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

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    “You have brains in your head.
    You have feet in your shoes.
    You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “Cause when a guy does something stupid once, well that’s because he’s a guy. But if he does the same stupid thing twice, that’s usually to impress some girl.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “It’s opener, out there, in the wide, open air.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “Today is your day, your mountain is waiting. So get on your way.” ― Dr. Seuss

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

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    “My alphabet starts with this letter called yuzz. It s the letter I use to spell yuzz a ma tuzz. You ll be sort of surprised what there is to be found once you go beyond Z and start poking around ” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “And when you’re alone there’s a very good chance
    you’ll meet things that scare you right out of your pants
    There are some, down the road between hither and yon,
    that can scare you so much you won’t want to go on.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “I meant what I said and I said what I meant.” ― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hatches the Egg

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    “You are you that is truer than true” ― Dr.Suess

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    “Writing simply means no dependent clauses, no dangling things, no flashbacks, and keeping the subject near the predicate. We throw in as many fresh words we can get away with. Simple, short sentences don’t always work. You have to do tricks with pacing, alternate long sentences with short, to keep it vital and alive…. Virtually every page is a cliffhanger–you’ve got to force them to turn it.”~” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “You have to be a speedy reader because there’s so so much to read.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

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

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    “I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.” ― Dr. Seuss, Green Eggs and Ham

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    “It is better to know how to learn than to know.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “If you want to catch beasts you don’t see every day,
    You have to go places quite out of the way,
    You have to go places no others can get to.
    You have to get cold and you have too get wet, too.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “Oh, the thinks you can think!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

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    “It all began with a shoe on the wall. A shoe on the wall shouldn’t be there at all.” ― Dr. Seuss, Wacky Wednesday

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    “Everything stinks till it’s finished.” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “I can read in red.
    I can read in blue.
    I can read in pickle color too.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

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    Dr. Seuss

    “The Lorax: Which way does a tree fall? 
    The Once-ler: Uh, down? 
    The Lorax: A tree falls the way it leans. Be careful which way you lean.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

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    “When you’re in a Slump,
    you’re not in for much fun.
    Un-slumping yourself
    is not easily done.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “It is fun to have fun but you have to know how.” ― Dr Seuss

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    “You will come to a place where the streets are not marked.
    Some windows are lighted. but mostly they’re darked. 
    But mostly they’re darked. 
    A place you could sprain both your elbow and chin! 
    Do you dare to stay out? Do you dare to go in?
    How much can you lose? How much can you win?” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “But now,” says the Once-ler, “now that you’re here, the word of the Lorax seems perfectly clear. UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

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    “Try them, try them, and you may! Try them and you may, I say.” ― Dr. Seuss, Green Eggs and Ham

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    Dr. Suess

    “Thank goodness for all the things you are not, thank goodness you’re not something someone forgot, and left all alone in some punkerish place, like a rusty tin coat hanger hanging in space.” ― Dr. Suess

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    “Fame you’ll be famous, as famous as can be, with everyone watching you win on TV, Except when they don’t because sometimes they won’t..”― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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    “One fish Two fish Red fish Blue fish!” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “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!” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “My trouble was I had a mind but I couldn’t make it up!” ― Dr. Seuss, Hunches in Bunches

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    “Horton, the kangaroo has sent Vlad!’
    Vlad? I know two Vlads. One is a cute little bunny that brings me cookies. The other is bad Vlad. Which Vlad?’
    Which one do you think?’
    Bad Vlad?’
    Good call.” ― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who!

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    “You have to be odd to be number one” ― Dr. Seuss

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    “You ought to be thankful a hole heaping lot, for The places and people you’re lucky you’re not!” ― Dr. Seuss, Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

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    “I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

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    “Big Z, little Z, what begins with Z? I do.
    I’m a zizzer zazzer zuzz, as you can plainly see.” ― Dr. Seuss


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