It’s hard to imagine my childhood without Dr. Seuss books. From Green Eggs and Ham to The Lorax to How the Grinch Stole Christmas; his magical tales helped me learn that reading can be fun. Sometimes I wonder, would I be the book lover I am today if it wasn’t for the magical world of Dr. Seuss?
If you’re looking for inspiration to read more, Seuss’ words are a great place to start. We’ve put together this list of the best Dr. Seuss reading quotes and learning quotes.
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How many books did Dr. Seuss write? The author wrote 48 books throughout his career. See the complete Dr. Seuss book collection.
The Best Dr. Seuss Reading Quotes
“I can read in red I can read in blue. I can read in pickle color too.”I Can’t Read With My Eyes Shut!
“Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.”Dr. Seuss
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.”I Can’t Read With My Eyes Shut!
“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.“Dr. Seuss
“It has often been saidDr. Seuss
there’s so much to be read,
you never can cram
all those words in your head.
So the writer who breeds
more words than he needs
is making a chore
for the reader who reads.”
“You have to be a speedy reader because there’s so so much to read.”I Can’t Read With My Eyes Shut!
“You really can’t teach reading as a science. Love gets mixed up in it.”Dr. Seuss
“My brothers read a little bit.Hop on Pop
Little words like if and it.
My father can read big words, too
Like CONSTANTINOPLE and TIMBUKTU.”
“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. 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.”Dr. Seuss
“Be awesome! Be a book nut!”Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss Quotes About Learning
Dr. Seuss taught us that reading could be one of the most fun ways to learn! Here are some of our favorite Dr. Seuss learning quotes.
“You have brains in your head,Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
You have feet in your shoes,
You can steer yourself
Any direction you choose.”
“Think left and think right and think low and think high.Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”
“Think and wonder, wonder and think.”Dr. Seuss
“It’s high time you were shownOn Beyond Zebra
That you really don’t know
All there is to be known.”
“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
“You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you will be the guy who’ll decide where you’ll go.“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”Dr. Seuss
“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.”The Lorax
“It is better to know how to learn than to know.”Dr. Seuss
“Simple it’s not, I’m afraid you will find, for a mind maker-upper to make up his mind.”Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
More Dr. Seuss Quotes About Books, Love, and Friendship
The words above are the best Dr. Seuss reading quotes and learning quotes, but the author has plenty of other inspiring quotes about life, love, and friendship.
Check out our full list of the best Dr. Seuss quotes. And if you want to learn more about the author, including a full list of Dr. Seuss books, we’ve got an article on that, too.
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