Our Favorite Dr. Seuss Quotes
Through fanciful illustrations and wise, wacky words, Dr. Seuss subtly taught generations of children that they are important in this big, wide, world. March 2 marks the celebration of his birth and for over 20 years we have commemorated his legacy in classrooms with celebrity book readings, dress-up day, and parades in Read Across America. Not only are children learning the love of reading in a fun way, the story always ends with a positive message. To continue the fight against illiteracy, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library was launched in 1995 to help foster a love of reading in the children in her home county of East Tennessee. Since then over 80 million books have been shipped across the United States, into Canada, and over to Great Britain. My favorite Dr. Seuss book as a kid was Green Eggs and Ham which teaches a simple lesson: don’t be quick to judge something before you have all the facts. My boy’s favorite book was Go Dog Go. We read it every night which brings back such sweet memories of when they were little and wanted to sit in my lap.
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."
Every Voice Counts
"We've got to make noises in greater amounts! So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!"
"You have to be odd to be number one."
"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"
Value of a Moment
"Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory."
"To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world."
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Fun is Good
"From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere! If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good."
"You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So...get on your way!"
"Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one."
"A person's a person, no matter how small."
"Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!"
Where to Go
"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..."
Questions and Answers
"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."
Read with a Child
"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child."