Adults are just obsolete children.

It is better to know how to learn than to know.

Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!

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.

Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.

My alphabet starts with this letter called yuzz. It s the letter I use to spell yuzz a ma tuzz. You ll be sort of surprised what there is to be found once you go beyond Z and start poking around.

Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child.

I box in yellow Gox box socks.

Reading can take you places you have never been before.

It doesn't matter what it is.What matters is what it will become.

So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!

They say I'm old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!

I stay out of politics because if I begin thinking too much about politics, I'll probably... drop writing children's books and become a political cartoonist again.

Sometimes you will never know the value of something,until it becomes a memory.

Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living; it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.

You know you're in love when you don't want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

You never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.

The main problem with writing in verse is, if your fourth line doesn't come out right, you've got to throw four lines away and figure out a whole new way to attack the problem. So the mortality rate is terrific.

Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry.

I was saving the name of 'Geisel' for the Great American Novel.

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

Oh the thinks you can think up if only you try!

I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.

The words in this book are all phooey. When you say them, your lips will make slips and back flips and your tongue may end up in Saint Looey!

You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

And he, he himself...the Grinch...carved the roast-beast!

How did it get so late so soon?

Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act.

It's opener, out there, in the wide, open air.

Kid, you'll move mountains!

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.

You ought to be thankful a hole heaping lot, for The places and people you're lucky you're not!

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

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.

Oh, the thinks you can think!

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

I know it may seem small and insignificant, but it's not about what it is, it's about what it can become. That's not a seed, any more than you're just a boy.

Not here not there not anywhere!

Gertrude, behind her, again had just one... That one little feather she had as a starter. But now that's enough, because now she is smarter.

I am not a consecutive writer.

I will not eat them in a house, i will not eat them with a mouse,i will not eat them in a box i will not eat them with a fox, i will not eat them here of there i will not eat them anywhere, I do not like green eggs and ham i do not like them sam i am.

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...

This is not good. This is not right. My feet stick out of bed all night. And when I pull them in, oh dear! My head sticks out of bed out here!

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

Kid, you'll move mountains! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!

Being crazy isn't enough.

We should strive to treat each other with common Human Decency.