Theodore Geisel “Dr. Seuss” A list of favorite sayings

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  1. A person’s a person, no matter how small.
  2. Seuss-isms

    Best Dr. Seuss quotes

    You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.

  3. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…
  4. Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.
  5. From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
  6. Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.
  7. Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So… get on your way.
  8. If you never did, you should. These things are fun, and fun is good.
  9. I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful, one hundred percent.
  10. So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.
  11. And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed.
  12. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
  13. All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot.
  14. The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
  15. Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!
  16. Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
  17. I’m afraid sometimes you’ll play lonely games too, games you can’t win because you’ll play against you.
  18. I’m sorry to say so but, sadly it’s true that bang-ups and hang-ups can happen to you.
  19. From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
  20. I know up on the top you are seeing great sights, but down at the bottom we, too, should have rights.
  21. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.
  22. I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.
  23. I have 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!
  24. If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.
  25. I’m afraid that sometimes you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ’cause you’ll play against you.
  26. They say I’m old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!
  27. I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.
  28. The storm starts, when the drops start dropping
    When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping.
  29. Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
  30. Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you.