Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Top 20 Quotes From Our Favorite Children's Author!
Today, March 2, Dr. Seuss would have been 113 years old. What better way to celebrate than to honor his legacy through his books and inspiring quotes that continue to shape generations of readers worldwide!
Whether you're young or old, you most likely have been influenced by Dr. Seuss. Below are 20 of our favorite Dr. Seuss quotes!
1. "Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."
2. "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."
3. "I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living."
4. "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..." - Oh, The Places You'll Go!
5. "Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."
6. "Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You." - Happy Birthday to You!
7. "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." - I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
8. "A person's a person, no matter how small." - Horton Hears a Who!
9. "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It's not." - The Lorax
10. "Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope."
11. "Being crazy isn't enough."
12. "Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"
13. "Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!"
14. "You're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting,
So... get on your way!"
- Oh, The Places You'll Go!
15. "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." - Oh, The Places You'll Go!
16. "How did it get so late so soon?"
17. "If things start happening, don't worry, don't stew, just go right along and you'll start happening too."
18. "From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!" - One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
19. "All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you'll be quite a lot!" - Oh, the Places You'll Go! and The Lorax
20. "Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry."
We will remember you, Dr. Seuss! Happy 113th!