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10 Dr. Seuss quotes on life and learning

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10 Dr. Seuss quotes on life and learning
Today marks the 113th birthday of the beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, or better known as Dr. Seuss. Here, we remember the man through 10 of his most inspiring quotes:

1. The importance of learning 

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

From I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! (1978)

 

2. Just go with the flow

"And when things start to happen, don't worry, don't stew. Just go right along, and you'll start happening too."

From Oh, The Places You'll Go! (1990)

 

3. You can make a difference

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

From The Lorax (1971)

 

4. A bit of fantasy is key

"Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope."

 

5. Always try new things

"If you never did, you should. These things are fun, and fun is good."

From One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)

 

6. Embrace oneself

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

From Happy Birthday To You! (1959)

 

7. Open your eyes and take it all in

"You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut."

From I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! (1978)

 

8. To never give up

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

From Horton Hears a Who! (1954)

 

9. Everyone should have rights

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

From Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories (1958)

 

10. Don't let the good times stop

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

From One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)

 

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