Dr. Seuss Quotes (73 quotes)
“Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite. Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil or a better break or a string of pearls or a pair of pants or a wig with curls or another chance. Everyone is just waiting.”
Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel: A Biography (Da Capo Press, 1995) by Judith Morgan, p. 280
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.”
“You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.”
On becoming a writer, NY Times (May 21, 1986)
“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!”
Happy Birthday to You! (2013 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780385373548
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.”
The Lorax (1971)
“In the places I go there are things that I see
That I never could spell if I stopped with the Z.
I'm telling you this 'cause you're one of my friends.
My alphabet starts where your alphabet ends!”
On Beyond Zebra! (1955)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsDr. Seuss
Born: March 2, 1904
Died: September 24, 1991 (aged 87)
Occupation: Writer, cartoonist, animator, artist
Bio: Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books written under the pen names Dr. Seuss, Theo LeSieg and, in one case, Rosetta Stone.