12 Uplifting Quotes (and list of 44 books) by the Inspirational Dr. Seuss!

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Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, MA.  He would have been 111 years old today!  He is most famous for his children’s books, which he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss.  His books and quotes have entertained and inspired people for generations.  Here are some of my favorite Dr. Seuss quotes:

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…~Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go

“Today you are you.  That is truer than true.  There is no one alive who is youer than YOU.” ~Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”

“You’re off to Great Places!  Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So… get on your way.”~Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go

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

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

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try. “

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

“A person’s a person no matter how small.” ~Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who

“The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you know, the more places you’ll go.” ~Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”

Complete List of Books Written and Illustrated by Dr. Seuss

I found this list of books written and Illustrated by Dr. Seuss on the Best Books for Kids website.  Check out the website for more information about Dr. Seuss and his books.   Here are the 44 books Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated (in the order they were originally published):

And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street (1937)
The 500 Hats Of Bartholomew Cubbins (1938)
The King’s Stilts (1939)
Horton Hatches the Egg (1940)
McElligot’s Pool (1947)
Thidwick The Big-Hearted Moose (1948)
Bartholomew And The Oobleck (1949)
If I Ran the Zoo (1950)
Scrambled Eggs Super! (1953)
Horton Hears A Who! (1954)
On Beyond Zebra (1955)
If I Ran The Circus (1956)
The Cat in the Hat (1957)
How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1957)
Yertle The Turtle And Other Stories (1958)
The Cat In The Hat Comes Back! (1958)
Happy Birthday To You! (1959)
Green Eggs And Ham (1960)
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)
The Sneetches And Other Stories (1961)
Dr Seuss’s Sleep Book (1962)
Dr Seuss’s ABC (1963)
Hop on Pop (1963)
Fox In Socks (1965)
I Had Trouble In Getting To Solla Sollew (1965)
The Cat in the Hat Song Book (1967)
The Foot Book (1968)
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories (1969)
My Book About Me (1969)
I Can Draw It Myself (1970)
Mr Brown Can Moo! Can You? (1970)
The Lorax (1971)
Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! (1972)
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (1973)
The Shape Of Me And Other Stuff (1973)
Great Day For Up (1974)
There’s a Wocket in my Pocket! (1974)
Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! (1975)
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! (1978) Oh Say Can You Say? (1979)
Hunches In Bunches (1982)
The Butter Battle Book (1984)
You’re Only Old Once! (1986)
I am Not Going to Get Up Today (1987)
Oh, The Places You’ll Go! (1990)

Stand Out FINAL

Which Dr. Seuss quote is YOUR favorite?  Which Dr. Seuss book is your favorite?

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