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Dr. Seuss Quotes

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What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store.
What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.
- Dr. Seuss

Related topics: Christian Religion Holiday

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep
because reality is finally better than your dreams.
- Dr. Seuss

Think left and think right and think low and think high.
Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
- Dr. Seuss

Adults are obsolete children.
- Dr. Seuss

 

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

I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
- Dr. Seuss

Fun is good.
- Dr. Seuss

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon.
December is here before its June.
My goodness how the time has flewn.
How did it get so late so soon?
- Dr. Seuss

A person's a person, no matter how small.
- Dr. Seuss

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

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.
- Dr. Seuss

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

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought,
doesn't come from a store.
- Dr. Seuss

You're in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.
- Dr. Seuss

From there to here, and here to there,
funny things are everywhere.
- Dr. Seuss

Today you are you!
That is truer than true!
There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
- Dr. Seuss

You make 'em, I amuse 'em.
- Dr. Seuss

Today was good.
Today was fun.
Tomorrow is another one.
- Dr. Seuss

Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book.
No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.
- Dr. Seuss

Be who you are and say what you feel,
because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
- Dr. Seuss

I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve
themselves in a situation.
Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.
- Dr. Seuss

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.
- Dr. Seuss

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale PHOTO

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

Christmas ... is not a date. It is a state of mind.
- Mary Ellen Chase

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every day is Christmas when you are open to receiving love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

So when I was 13, I basically left home and never returned and lived at home again.
I would come home for a week at Christmas and two weeks in the summer only.
- Peter Jurasik

When we were children we were grateful to those who
filled our stockings at Christmas time.
Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

In 1934, the American Jewish charities offered to find
homes for 300 German refugee children.
We were on the SS Washington, bound for New York,
Christmas 1934.
- Jack Steinberger

A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
- Benjamin Franklin

Christmas makes everything twice as sad.
- Doug Coupland

The unfortunate thing about working for yourself is
that you have the worst boss in the world.
I work every day of the year except at Christmas,
when I work a half day.
- David Eddings

I got up one Christmas morning and we didn't have nothing to eat.
We didn't have an apple, we didn't have an orange,
we didn't have a cake, we didn't have nothing.
- Muddy Waters

Pets, like their owners, tend to expand a little over the Christmas period.
- Frances Wright

From the time that I can remember, I worked to make money -
either baby-sitting,
or one year wrapping gifts at a department store at Christmas,
so I could have my own money.
- Christie Hefner

To understand this Christmas record,
you have to understand our ministry.
- John Tesh

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
- Roy L. Smith

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
- Charles Dickens

Christmas is over and Business is Business.
- Franklin P. Adams

Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that
we first make believe a thing is so,
and lo, it presently turns out to be so.
- Stephen Leacock

No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking
over the municipal fireplace,
is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas.
- Alfred E. Smith

A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up.
- Leonard Maltin

Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall,
the genial flame of charity in the heart.
- Washington Irving

I actually share her view and understand her frustration
when any government attempts to ban secular symbols
like Santa Claus or Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer or Christmas lights.
- Steve Israel

I don't know of too many double Christmas albums,
so it is something that's new, and hopefully will be fun,
and there's plenty of stuff out there to cut.
- Garth Brooks

Christmas is the antithesis of Thanksgiving.
Christmas is pretty much a man-made holiday.
- John Clayton

The truth is that our way of celebrating the Christmas
season does spring from myriad cultures and sources,
from St.
Nicholas to Coca-Cola advertising campaigns.
- Richard Roeper

There are no strangers on Christmas Eve.
- Adele Comandini

So many people release albums before Christmas and
they get lost in the Christmas rush.
- Bonnie Tyler

I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

The next thing I wrote was in a writing class at night school.
It was about a poor woman who worked at a dime store
and who was all alone for Christmas in Laurel,
Mississippi.
- Beth Henley

Christmas...
is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's
home that one carries in one's heart.
- Freya Stark

Now I'm an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died.
They just come along and while the little needles fall
off me replace them with medallions.
- Orson Welles

He put a ring in the toe of a stocking.
On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was
there at the bottom of the toe.
Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking.
- Kyra Sedgwick

Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely,
the frayed, and the rejected.
- Jimmy Cannon

To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes
more difficult with every year.
- E. B. White

Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder.
The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty,
for in it are born our art, our science,
our religion.
- Ralph W. Sockman

I'm so depressed.
Christmas is the worst of all.
Holidays are terrible, worse than Sundays.
I get melancholia.
- David O. Selznick

There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake
Christmas morning and not be a child.
- Erma Bombeck

Mail your packages early so the post office can lose
them in time for Christmas.
- Johnny Carson

At Christmas, 'It's a Wonderful Life' makes me cry
in exactly the same places every time,
even though I know it's coming.
- Nicholas Lea

I didn't know the full dimensions of forever,
but I knew it was longer than waiting for Christmas to come.
- Richard Brautigan

My grandson sees me as Lois on TV every Christmas,
and that scores me points.
- Margot Kidder

Christmas, children, is not a date.
It is a state of mind.
- Mary Ellen Chase

Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks'
Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years.
I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely.
- Frank McCourt

I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about
Christ and the Christmas star.
They were beautiful.
They made you warm and happy to think about.
But I didn't believe them.
- Frances Farmer

Even though we're a week and a half away from Thanksgiving,
it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
- Richard Roeper

Our children await Christmas presents like politicians
getting in election returns:
there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in.
- Marcelene Cox

I've also committed my time and resources to many local
organizations like Christmas in April,
Catholic Community Services, and Hudson County Meals on Wheels.
- Vincent Frank

What I don't like about office Christmas parties is
looking for a job the next day.
- Phyllis Diller


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