Wordy Wednesday: Love You, Dr. Seuss!


He’s one of world’s most recognizable authors, and his words have been inspired children — including those children of all ages (you know who you are) — for more than a few generations!

March 2 marked the 110th birthday of Theodor Geisel, whose pen name became Dr. Seuss, though he wasn’t a doctor.

My Editorial Assistant, Mom Karen, and I like to think of Dr. Seuss as a “word doctor” — someone who brought new life to words and help us see words differently. His rhyming sentences, delightful characters and drawings and creation of completely made-up words have added life to our reading for many decades.

We’re never too old to enjoy the writings and humor that are distinctly Dr. Seuss!

To celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, we’re sharing some of his favorite quotes, courtesy of Parade magazine. To read the complete article, visit http://goo.gl/T3fvlj.

Dr. Seuss Quotes

1. “With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.”

2. “Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting so get on your way!”

3. “You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you’re the one who’ll decide where to go.”

4. “Oh the things you can find if you don’t stay behind!”

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

6. “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.”

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

8. “If you never did you should. These things are fun, and fun is good.”

9. “If things start happening, don’t worry. Don’t stew. Just go right along. You’ll start happening too.”

10. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”


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