43 Dr. Seuss Quotes:

Famous Dr Seuss Quotes blue bullet point Are you looking for some famous quotes by Dr. Seuss to use for your reading lesson plans, educational publications, or social media?

blue bullet point On this page, you will find many quotes by Dr. Seuss to use for your lesson plans, on your Facebook page, Pinterest, teaching blogs, or to Tweet. You'll discover some inspiring Dr. Seuss sayings below that are related to reading, school, and the environment.

Favorite Dr Seuss Quotes blue bullet point Please note that I have selected the Dr. Seuss quotes that are found on this page of Unique Teaching Resources specifically with school teachers in mind. You will find other websites that contain lists of quotes by Dr Seuss, but they will not be focused primarily on quotes of interest for school teachers.

blue bullet point For some of the quotes listed on this page, I have designed a one page poster that you can download for free. You can print these free Dr. Seuss posters and display them on your chalkboard/whiteboard, or you can create a bulletin board display in your classroom that features this famous author.

This page currently contains 43 quotes by Dr. Seuss
and I have designed 9 graphics for these quotes.


Are you looking for ideas for some fun projects and activities
that you can use for a unit of study about Dr. Seuss?

Check out these three unique projects that will engage your students in
learning and writing
about the life of Dr Seuss.

(P.S. Scroll a bit further down this page to
find my large list of Dr. Seuss quotes.)


Lesson Plans For How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

How the Grinch Stole Christmas: Unique Grinch Templates

blue bullet point Dr. Seuss is one of the most popular children's authors of all time and his Christmas story featuring The Grinch is a favorite of both kids and adults. His message that "Maybe Christmas," he thought "doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more." is timeless. After you have read your students this story, they will enjoy completing a fun activity related to Dr. Seuss' book. I have created a flip booklet and I designed the templates for this unique project in the shape of the Grinch's head.

Click on the following link to go to this page on my website:
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Lesson Plans Page

Click here to go to Heidi's Dr Seuss Lesson Plans page.

Biography Newspaper Project


Biography NonFiction Book Report Newspaper Book Report Projects

Nonfiction Book Reports: Your students will enjoy designing their own newspapers, being newspaper editors, and writing articles, cartoons, and a timeline about Dr. Seuss.

Note: This fun newspaper book report project can be used by your students to complete a biography about any famous person.

Project Measurements:
Width = 12 inches Height = 18 inches

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Character Body Book Report


Main Character Body Book Report Projects Fun and Creative Ideas

Your students will love designing large character body projects about Dr Seuss and writing a biography about his life and their favorite Dr Seuss books using this fun project.

Note: This unique project is also ideal to use for a biography book report about any famous person or for the main character in a fiction book.

Project Measurements:
Width = 18+ inches Height = 18+ inches

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Below is a large list of my favorite Dr. Seuss quotes.
For your convenience, I have designed my list of
Dr Seuss sayings in alphabetical order.


I have designed the Dr. Seuss graphics that are found on this page with an emphasis that is related to children, learning, or education. On other websites, you may find graphics for Dr Seuss quotes, but they likely won't be designed with an educational theme as their primary focus.

For some of the quotes listed on this page, I have designed a one page poster that you can download for free.

I will be designing more graphics for these Dr Seuss quotes during the school year and adding them to this page, so please check back here from time to time.


This page currently contains 43 quotes by Dr. Seuss
and I have designed 10 graphics for these quotes.

Dr. Seuss Quotes and Free Teaching Resources to Download




"Adults are obsolete children."

Quotes by Dr Seuss - Adults are obsolete children.

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.

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JPG: "Adults are obsolete children."
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(one page printable poster)

PDF: "Adults are obsolete children."


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"And the turtles, of course ... all the turtles are free,
as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be."
Yertle the Turtle


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"And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed!
Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!"

Dr Seuss Quotes - And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.



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"Be awesome! Be a book nut!"


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"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."


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"Children want the same things we want. To laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained, and delighted."

Dr Seuss Quote About Children

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"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."

Quotes by Dr Seuss - Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.

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JPG: "Don't cry because it's over.
Smile because it happened."
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PDF: "Don't cry because it's over.
Smile because it happened."


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"Don't give up. I believe in you all.
A person's a person no matter how small."
Horton Hears a Who!

Dr Seuss Quotes - Don't give up. I believe in you all. A person's a person no matter how small.

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.



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"Fun is good."


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"How did it get so late so soon?"


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"I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees.
I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues."
The Lorax

Quotes and Sayings by Dr Seuss - I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues.

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.



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"I can read in red. I can read in blue.
I can read in pickle color too."
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!


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"If things start happening, don't worry, don't stew,
just go right along and you'll start happening too."


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"I know, up on top you are seeing great sights,
but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights."
Yertle the Turtle


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"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living."


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"I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
An elephant's faithful one-hundred percent"
Horton Hatches the Egg


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"In my world, everyone's a pony and they all eat rainbows and poop butterflies!"


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"Only you can control your future."


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"Remember me and smile,
for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry."


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"So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact.
And remember that life's a great balancing act.
And will you succeed?
Yes! You will, indeed!
(98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed)
Kid, you'll move mountains."
Oh, The Places You'll Go!


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"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."


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"So the writer who breeds more words than he needs,
is making a chore for the reader who reads."


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"The more that you read, the more things that you'll know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

Dr Seuss Quotes - The more that you read, the more things that you'll know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.



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"They say I'm old-fashioned, and live in the past,
but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!"


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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!"


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"Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered."


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"Today is your day, your mountain is waiting.
So get on your way."


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"Today was good. Today was fun.
Tomorrow is another one."


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"Today you are You, that is truer than true.
There is no one alive who is Youer than You."
Happy Birthday to You!


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"To the world you may be one person;
but to one person you may be the world."


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"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
nothing is going to get better. It's not."
The Lorax

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

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.



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"Way back in the days when the grass was still green
and the pond was still wet
and the clouds were still clean,
and the song of the Swomee-Swans rang out in space ...
one morning, I came to this glorious place.
And I first saw the trees!"
The Lorax


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"What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more."
How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Dr Seuss Quotes How the Grinch Stole Christmas - What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.



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"When you think things are bad,
when you feel sour and blue,
when you start to get mad... you should do what I do!
Just tell yourself, Duckie, you're really quite lucky!
Some people are much more... oh, ever so much more...
oh, muchly much-much more unlucky than you!"
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?


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"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"

Dr Seuss Quotes - Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.

Dr Seuss Quotes
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were born to stand out?"
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were born to stand out?"


Dr Seuss Free Bulletin Board Display Banner For Teachers To Download.

You can find the free download link for this free Dr. Seuss
bulletin board display banner by clicking on the link below:

Go To: Free Bulletin Board Display Banners List


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"You are you. Now, isn't that pleasant?"


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

Dr Seuss Reading Quote - You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.

Dr Seuss Quotes: Download a free graphic and poster for this quote below.

Dr Seuss Quotes
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JPG: "You can find magic wherever
you look. Sit back and relax,
all you need is a book."
Dr Seuss Quotes
Download this PDF file below:
(one page printable poster)

PDF: "You can find magic wherever
you look. Sit back and relax,
all you need is a book."


Dr Seuss Free Reading Bulletin Board Display Banner For Teachers To Download.

You can find the free download link for this free Dr. Seuss
bulletin board display banner by clicking on the link below:

Go To: Free Bulletin Board Display Banners List


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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."


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"You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You're on your own. And you know what you know.
You are the guy who'll decide where to go."
Oh, the Places You'll Go!


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"You have to be a speedy reader because there's so so much to read."
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!


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"You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut."
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!


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"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild,
to pick up a book and read to a child."


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"You're off to great places! Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting, so ... get on your way!"
Oh, the Places You'll Go!

You're Off To Great Places Dr. Seuss Quote From Oh The Places You'll Go!


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