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Theodor Seuss Geisel (2 March 1904 – 24 September 1991), more famous by his pen name, Dr. Seuss, was an American writer and cartoonist most famous for his children's books.

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“… and the wolf chewed up the children and spit out their bones … But those were Foreign Children and it really didn’t matter …”

— Dr. Seuss

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Quote source: Caption to a political cartoon against the "America First" movement, showing children being read a story of "Adolf the Wolf", in PM Magazine (1 October 1941)

“You make 'em, I amuse 'em.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Quote source: Statement about children, as quoted in Enter, Conversing (1962) by Clifton Fadiman, p. 108

“Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age. Humor has a tremendous place in this sordid world. It's more than just a matter of laughing. If you can see things out of whack, then you can see how things can be in whack.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Quote source: As quoted in "Author Isn't Just a Cat in the Hat" by Miles Corwin in The Los Angeles Times (27 November 1983); also in Dr. Seuss: American Icon (2004) by Philip Nel, p. 38

“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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Quote source: You're Only Old Once! : A Book for Obsolete Children (1986)

“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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Quote source: On becoming a writer, NY Times (May 21, 1986)

“Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Quote source: On writing for adults, as quoted in Of Sneetches and Whos and the Good Dr. Seuss: Essays on the Writings and Life of Theodor Geisel (1997) by Thomas Fensch, p. 96

“And that is a story that no one can beat, When I say that I saw it on Mulberry Street.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937)

“I meant what I said, and I said what I meant An elephant's faithful, One hundred percent.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: Horton Hatches the Egg (1940)

“On the 15th of May, in the Jungle of Nool, In the heat of the day, in the cool of the pool, He was splashing... enjoying the jungle's great joys... When Horton the elephant heard a small noise.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: Horton Hears a Who! (1954)

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“"My friends!", cried the elephant. "Tell me! Do tell! Are you safe? Are you sound? Are you whole? Are you well?"”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: Horton Hears a Who! (1954)

“"You're going to be roped! And you're going to be caged! And, as for your dust speck – hah! That we shall boil in a hot steaming kettle of Beezle-Nut Oil!"”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: Horton Hears a Who! (1954)

“"Don't give up! I believe in you all. A person's a person, no matter how small! And you very small persons will not have to die If you make yourselves heard! So come on, now, and TRY!"”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: Horton Hears a Who! (1954)

“"This", cried the Mayor, "is your town's darkest hour! The time for all Whos who have blood that is red To come to the aid of their country!", he said. "We've GOT to make noises in greater amounts! So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!"”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: Horton Hears a Who! (1954)

“Oh the things you can find If you don't stay behind!”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: On Beyond Zebra! (1955)

“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!”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: On Beyond Zebra! (1955)

“So, on beyond Z! It's high time you were shown That you really don't know All there is to be known.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: On Beyond Zebra! (1955)

“The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house All that cold, cold, wet day.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: The Cat in the Hat (1957)

“We looked! Then we saw him Step in on the mat! We looked! And we saw him! The Cat in the Hat!”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: The Cat in the Hat (1957)

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“Well, in Who-ville they say That the Grinch's small heart Grew 3 sizes that day.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957)

“And today the great Yertle, that Marvelous he, Is King of the Mud. That is all he can see. And the turtles, of course... all the turtles are free As turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: Yertle the Turtle (1958)

“I know up on top you are seeing great sights, But down here on the bottom, We too should have rights.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: Yertle the Turtle (1958)

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

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)

“If you never did You should. These things are fun. and '''Fun is good.''''”

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Source: One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)

“I am Sam. Sam-I-Am.”

— Dr. Seuss

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Source: Green Eggs and Ham (1960)

“That Sam-I-Am! That Sam-I-Am! I do not like that Sam-I-Am!”

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Source: Green Eggs and Ham (1960)

“I would not like them here or there. I would not like them anywhere. I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.”

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Source: Green Eggs and Ham (1960)

“Say! I like green eggs and ham! I do! I like them, Sam-I-Am!”

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Source: Green Eggs and Ham (1960)

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