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20 Dr. Seuss Quotes that Could Change the World

Have you ever sat down to read a Dr. Seuss book to your kids and thought, “Wow. I’ve read this book at least 500 times, but I’ve never noticed that his writing actually has the power to change the world.”? I have, and when that door opened for me, it changed my world. Theodor Seuss Geisel has published over 60 books full of wisdom, curiosity and a perspective on the world that makes me not only want to be a better person, but attempt to as well. And I know I’m not the only one.

Here are some of Dr. Seuss’s most classic, thought provoking, live in the moment quotes. Imagine what the world would be like if everyone lived their lives according to the wise words of Dr. Seuss. It’s never too late…

1. “A person’s a person no matter how small.”

2. “THINK! You can think any think that you wish…”

3. “Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!”

4. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.”

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

6. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

7. “From there to here, and here to there. Funny things are everywhere.”

8. “I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful, one hundred percent.”

9. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”

10. “Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.”

11. “Today you are You, that is truer that true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”

12. “If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew. Just go right along and you’ll start happening too.”

13. “It’s opener out there, in the wide, open air.”

14. “You’re on your own, and you know what you know, and you are the one who will decide where to go…”

15. “So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s a Great Balancing Act.”

16. “With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.”

17. “We’re all a little weird, and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.”

18. “Be who you are, say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”

19. “Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”

20. “Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way!”

So, grab your kids and grab your books. Dr. Seuss is waiting for you to give him another look!

Written by, Jill Layton

Writer, friend and passionate cookie eater

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