Dr Seuss Quotes

Get a taste of Dr Seuss quotes and begin to see how this American writer and cartoonist endeared himself to both children and adults.

Born as Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904 - 1991), Dr. Seuss was best-known for his classic children's books under his pen name. Among his most popular books includes "The Cat in the Hat", "How the Grinch Stole Christmas", "Green Eggs and Ham" and "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish".

Go through his quote collection below and you'll experience his trademark of rhyming text which sings to you.

I read a few of his books as a kid but I guess I was too young then to comprehend the wonder of his rhyming text. But... his outlandish characters left a big impression even on my young mind then. Till today, even though I can't remember any of the story lines, I could recall his characters.

Reading his quotes now gives me a better appreciation of his wise and witty observations.

Enjoy these wonderful Dr Seuss quotes!




A person's a person, no matter how small.
-- Dr. Seuss

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

And when they played they really played. And when they worked they really worked.
-- Dr. Seuss

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

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

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
-- Dr. Seuss

From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere.
-- 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

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

I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful, one hundred percent.
-- Dr. Seuss

I'm sorry to say so but, sadly it's true that bang-ups and hang-upscan happen to you.
-- Dr. Seuss

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

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

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
-- Dr. Seuss

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
-- Dr. Seuss

The storm starts when the drops start dropping. When the drops stop dropping, the storm starts stopping.
-- Dr. Seuss
Submitted by Mark, United States

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!
-- Dr. Seuss

Today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.
-- Dr. Seuss

Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So... get on your way.
-- Dr. Seuss

Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.
-- Dr. Seuss

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

You are you. Now, isn't that pleasant?
-- Dr. Seuss

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

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. You are the guy who'll decide where to go.
-- Dr. Seuss

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

Young cat, if you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you would learn! The most wonderful stuff!
-- Dr. Seuss

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