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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! 10 of his best inspirational quotes

We celebrate 'The Cat In The Hat' and 'Green Eggs And Ham' author Dr Seuss’s birthday this week with his most brilliant and inspiring quotes…

by Ali Roff

Dr Seuss birthday, Green Eggs and Ham

1. When you need to escape…

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” ― Dr. Seuss

2. When knowledge is power…

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss

3. When pondering the meaning of life, and other things…  

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ― Dr. Seuss

4. When you are feeling gleefully happy…

“In my world, everyone's a pony and they all eat rainbows and poop butterflies!” ― Dr. Seuss

5. When you want to make a difference…

“Today I shall behave as if this is the day I will be remembered.” ― Dr. Seuss

6. When you feel powerless…

“You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes... you can steer yourself in any direction you choose...” ― Dr. Seuss

7. When you wonder if you matter…

“So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!” ― Dr. Seuss

8. When you need a bright idea…

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

9. When nostalgia creeps in…

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss

10.. Because, well, they are…

“Teeth are always in style.” ― Dr. Seuss

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