Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss: Our 10 favorite quotes from the author

Dr. Seuss is a well-known children’s book author. On his birthday we celebrate him and his best quotes.


Dr. Seuss is one of the most beloved children’s book authors. His books are well-known and admired throughout the world. Most people have read at least one of his books in their childhood. In some cases, parents read these books to their children and introduced their child to the wonderful world of reading. Seuss’s books were creative and full of imagination. They introduced us to new worlds and continue to inspire us. Seuss wrote over 40 children’s books in his career and they are still read today. His books left an impact on us all.

Today is March 2nd, which marks National Read Across America Day. It is also the birthday of Dr. Seuss. On March 2, 1904, Theodor Seuss Geisel was born. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Geisel went on to write children’s books under the name Dr. Seuss. His books had vibrant illustrations and clever rhymes. They also had great quotes.

Here are 10 of our favorite quotes from throughout his career.


“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!

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“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.”

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“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!”

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

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“Think and wonder, wonder and think.”

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“Be awesome! Be a book nut!”

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“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”

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“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!”

— Oh,The Places You’ll Go!

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“Today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”

— One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

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

— Horton Hears a Who!

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

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What are some of your favorites from Dr. Seuss?

Davion is an avid reader who also loves writing. He is a freelance writer who writes mostly sports and book related articles. He hopes to improve his writing through writing with the Bookstacked team.

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