Top 10 Dr. Seuss Quotes

Theodore Seuss Geisel(March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991), aka Dr. Seuss, was one of the greatest American children’s author and illustrator. Some of his most famous works was “The Cat in the Hat”, “Green Eggs and Ham”, and “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”.

Here are Dr. Seuess’ top ten greatest quotes:


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



You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

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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.



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

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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.

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

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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.

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And when they played they really PLAYED. And when they worked they really WORKED.

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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.

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

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Thank you Dr. Seuss!

Interesting Dr. Seuss Facts:

  • He had no medical degree.
  • He had no children of his own.
  • He wrote and illustrated 45 children’s books.
  • His first book was initially rejected by 27 publishers.

What are some of your favorite quotes?


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