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Dr Seuss Quotes for Kids – Words of Wisdom for Littles

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!

dr seuss quotes for kids
Best Dr Seuss Quotes for Kids

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.”

To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world. Dr Seuss Quote

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!

a person's a person no matter how small dr seuss quotes for kids from horton hears a who
Dr Seuss Quotes for Kids – Don’t give up! I believe in you all. A person’s a person, no matter how small!

Did you know in 2008, Horton Hears a Who became a movie? (rent on Amazon)

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%”

 i meant what i said dr seuss quotes for kids horton hears a who

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 funny

Cat in the Hat quote
dr seuss meme about texas weather will it rain will it snow, i live in texas so i do not know
Don’t miss all of our funny memes – including this one from our Texas Winter memes

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.

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Lorax Quote Dr Seuss
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. – Dr Seuss The Lorax Quote

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

The Lorax has also been criticized for its excessive portrayal of consumerism. The Once-ler represents a greedy America who wants the latest and greatest items, regardless of the consequences.

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! dr seuss quotes for kids
Dr Seuss quotes for kids 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!

Don’t Worry

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:

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish dr seuss
  • 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.

Grinch Quotes

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.

how the grinch stole christmas quotes from dr seuss

“It came without ribbons, it came without tags. It came without packages, boxes, or bags.” — The Grinch

Maybe Christmas he thought doesn't come from a store maybe Christmas means a little bit more dr seuss quote for kids grinch stole Christmas
Dr Seuss Quotes for Kids – Maybe Christmas he thought doesn’t come from a store maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more.

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
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In a world full of Grinches, be a Cindy Lou Who!

“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.

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