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Dr Seuss Quotes for Kids – the books and words left by Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel will be remembered by generations to come. In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday – March 2nd – kids around the world celebrate Seuss week.
Let’s look at some of his best words with this collection of best Dr Seuss quotes for kids.
Best Dr Seuss Quotes for Kids
Dr. Theodor Geisel lived 87 years, from 1904-1991. In those years, he left us over 60 books that have sold over 600 million copies!
While he may no longer be with us, we still have his words – including these nuggets of wisdom that speak to the littles. Here are our favorite Dr Seuss quotes for kids.
To the world you may be one person
You matter. “To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”
This Dr. Seuss quote isn’t from a book, but he is said to have said this. This serves as a great reminder to kids that one person can make a difference in someone’s life.
Dr Seuss Quote About Reading
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.Dr. Seuss
Horton Hears a Who Quotes
Originally published in 1954, Horton Hears a Who is a classic Seuss title tells the story of Horton the Elephant and his adventures saving Whoville, a tiny planet located on a small speck of dust, from the evil animals who mock him.
A person’s a person, no matter how small.
From Horton Hears a Who, the infamous quote from Dr. Seuss recognizing that people are people, regardless of size. He is talking to you kid!
I meant what I said, I said what I meant.
Be like Horton! “I meant what I said, I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithfulness is 100%”
So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!The Mayor in From Horton Hears a Who
Cat in the Hat Quotes
Oh, The Cat in the Hat – another Seuss classic book that so many children have read and loved over the years. We used this book when our littles learned to read. Here are a few of the best Cat in the Hat quotes from the beloved book.
I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funnyCat in the Hat quote
The Lorax Quotes
Said to be Dr. Seuss’ favorite book, The Lorax was first published in 1971. The story chronicles the plight of the environment. The Lorax – who speaks for the trees and confronts the Once-ler who causes the environmental destruction. Here are our favorite Lorax quotes from Dr. Seuss.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.
This Seuss quote could be considered the saddest. While it is meant to motivate, definitely not the happy quotes we typically see from Seuss’ books.
More Quotes from the Lorax
The theme of The Lorax book is to be careful with the environment because it is special. Even though this book was written long ago, the message is still relevant.
“That was long, long ago. But each day since that day I’ve sat here and worried and worried away.”The Lorax from Dr. Seuss
Random: did you know that Dr. Seuss Lorax was banned? A group of loggers in California did not like the messaging.
“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.”Quote from The Lorax
Oh The Places You’ll Go Quotes
One of my favorite gifts to give at either birth or graduation is Dr Seuss’ Oh the Places You’ll Go book. Filled with insight and whimsy, the Dr Seuss quotes for kids almost speak wisdom to adults.
Kid, you’ll move mountains
Speak life into the future and inspiration for your child with this delightful quote from Oh the Places You’ll Go.
Kid, you’ll move mountains! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way!
If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.Dr Seuss Quote from Oh the Places You’ll Go book
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Quotes
Favorite quotes from One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish:
- Today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.
- Oh me! Oh my! Oh me! Oh my! What a lot of funny things go by.
- From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
- I like to hop all day and night from right to left and left to right.
Originally published in 1957, How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a holiday favorite – and another Seuss classic book turned movie. Enjoy these Grinch Quotes from the book.
“It came without ribbons, it came without tags. It came without packages, boxes, or bags.” — The Grinch
The Grinch helps teach kids about the meaning of Christmas. Maybe Christmas isn’t all about the gifts bought in the store, maybe perhaps it means a little bit more.
“And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day!”How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
Cindy Lou Who Quotes
From the adorable blonde girl in How the Grinch Stole Christmas – she stole the show with her funny hair, kind heart and sweet words. Here are Cindy Lou Who Quotes.
“She stared at the Grinch and said, ‘Santy Claus, why, why are you taking our Christmas tree? WHY?‘”Cindy Lou, How the Grinch Stole Christmas Quotes
“I’m glad he took our presents. You can’t hurt Christmas, Mr. Mayor, because it isn’t about the… the gifts or the contest or the fancy lights. That’s what Cindy’s been trying to tell everyone… and me. I don’t need anything more for Christmas than this right here: my family.”Cindy Lou, How the Grinch Stole Christmas Quotes
No one should be alone on Christmas.Cindy Lou Who
Dr. Seuss gave us so many words of wisdom about life, the world, and everyday living.
If you enjoyed these Dr Seuss quotes for kids, check out all of our inspirational quotes.