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Every child in this generation and the past ones grew up reading and watching the creations of Dr. Seuss. It’s probably one of those things you remember most about your childhood, with Green Eggs and Ham and The Cat in the Hat being some of the most prominent titles.

But somehow, these Dr. Seuss creations do not just fascinate the little ones – it appear to be just as interesting and engrossing to adults as well. The reason? Dr. Seuss says lines that hit you right where you need it, lines that you know you can relate with life as you know it.

Some of his quotes may be about life choices, while some are about a person’s individuality. Some are of love, while some are of friendship. To make you even more inspired through Dr. Seuss’s quirky honesty, here are a few of his most inspiring quotes:

Dr. Seuss Quotes Full of Wit and Wisdom

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“Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!” – Dr. Seuss

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“Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” – Dr. Seuss

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“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

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“How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss

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“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!” – Dr. Seuss

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“Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s a great balancing act.” – Dr. Seuss

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“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 guy who’ll decide where to go.” – Dr. Seuss

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

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“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” – Dr. Seuss

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“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” – Dr. Seuss

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“I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.” – Dr. Seuss

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“You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.” – Dr. Seuss

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

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“I’ve heard there are troubles of more than one kind; some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see; now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” – Dr. Seuss

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“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” – Dr. Seuss

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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

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“The Lorax’ book was intended to be propaganda.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Adults are obsolete children.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” – Dr. Seuss

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“I am not a consecutive writer.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.” – Dr. Seuss

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“When at last we are sure, You’ve been properly pilled, then a few paper forms, must be properly filled. So that you and your heirs, may be properly billed.” – Dr. Seuss

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“The problem with writing a book in verse is, to be successful, it has to sound like you knocked it off on a rainy Friday afternoon. It has to sound easy. When you can do it, it helps tremendously because it’s a thing that forces kids to read on. You have this unconsummated feeling if you stop.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Whenever things go a bit sour in a job I’m doing, I always tell myself, ‘You can do better than this.’” – Dr. Seuss

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“I meant what I said and I said what I meant.” – Dr. Seuss

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“I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve themselves in a situation. Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.” – Dr. Seuss

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“You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.” – Dr. Seuss

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“I stay out of politics because if I begin thinking too much about politics, I’ll probably…drop writing children’s books and become a political cartoonist again.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Only you can control your future.” – Dr. Seuss

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“You make ‘em, I amuse ‘em.” – Dr. Seuss

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“The main problem with writing in verse is, if your fourth line doesn’t come out right, you’ve got to throw four lines away and figure out a whole new way to attack the problem. So the mortality rate is terrific.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Every once in a while, I get mad. ‘The Lorax’ came out of my being angry. The ecology books I’d read were dull…In ‘The Lorax,’ I was out to attack what I think are evil things and let the chips fall where they might.” – Dr. Seuss

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“I was saving the name of ‘Geisel’ for the Great American Novel.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Fun is good.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Hollywood is not suited for me, and I am not suited for it.” – Dr. Seuss

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

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“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

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“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss

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