Can You Guess Which Dr. Seuss Book This Is From?

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Can You Guess Which Dr. Seuss Book This Is From?
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Dr. Seuss was not only a successful children's author, but also a poet of sorts! His books are inspirational, fun and full of great quotes. In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of some of the best Dr. Seuss quotes of all time.
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
The Lorax
Green Eggs and Ham
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
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Wrong Answer

This remarkable quote is from "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" There are some seriously inspiring quotes from that book.

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"'Mister!' he said with a sawdusty sneeze.%0D'I am the ______. I speak for the trees.'"
Grinch
Turtle
Lorax
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Wrong Answer

He is the Lorax, and he speaks for the trees! This quote is from "The Lorax," of course.

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“I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.”
The Cat in the Hat
The Grinch That Stole Christmas
The Elf in the Shelf
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Wrong Answer

This quote from "Cat in the Hat" reminds us to cheer up when we need to. Things always clear up and get sunny again.

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“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”
Think Left and Think Right!
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
The Lorax
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Wrong Answer

This quote is from "Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!" That book sure gives you a lot to think about.

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"That Sam-I-Am!%0DThat Sam-I-Am!%0DI do not like that Sam-I-Am!"
The Lorax
Green Eggs and Ham
Yertle the Turtle
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Wrong Answer

Sam-I-am is from "Green Eggs and Ham." Sam-I-am loves green eggs and ham.

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"A person's a person, no matter how small."
Yertle the Turtle
Horton Hears a Who!
The Cat in the Hat
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Wrong Answer

The delightful little quote comes from "Horton Hears a Who!" No matter how small someone is, they're still a person!

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"Kid, you'll move mountains."
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
The Cat in the Hat
The Hellephant
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Wrong Answer

This is another gem from "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" It's a great graduation present for any kid.

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“But when I tell him where I've been and what I think I've seen, he looks at me and sternly says, ‘Your eyesight's much too keen.’”
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think
And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street
The Adventures of Pooty Bird
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Wrong Answer

This is a fun quote from "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street." Always keep your eyesight keen.

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“And will you succeed? Yes you will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)”
The 80/20 Rule
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
The Barber
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Wrong Answer

Another inspiration from "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" Nothing is guaranteed in life, but always think positive!

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“What if Christmas... doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more!”
The Christmas Caper
The Bozo That Messed Up Christmas
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
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Wrong Answer

This is a great quote from "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." Dr. Seuss couldn't be more right about things.

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“Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!”
Cat in the Hat
On Beyond Zebra!
One Two Three, You and Me
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This great quote is from "On Beyond Zebra!" It's always best to not stay behind!

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“Say, what IS that thing that dares to be higher than Yertle the King? I shall not allow it. I'll go higher still!”
Bach the Rock
Yertle and Mertle
Yertle the Turtle
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Wrong Answer

This quote is from "Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories." It's really all about modesty, in the end.

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“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
The Lorax
Cat in the Hat
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Wrong Answer

This is from "The Lorax." It's true that we all rely on ourselves to care an awful lot.

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“It's not about what it is, it's about what it can become.”
The Lorax
Sid the Whale
A Squirrel with a Curl
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Wrong Answer

Here's another great quote from "The Lorax." It is really all about potential!

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“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”
The Lorax
Mountains of Fountains
No source
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Wrong Answer

There is actually no source for this quote! But everyone attributes it to Dr. Seuss, nonetheless.

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How many books has Dr. Seuss published?
10
25
Over 40
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Dr. Seuss published over 40 books! He is one of the most quoted authors in history.

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What is Dr. Seuss' real name?
Edward Seuss
Theodor Seuss Geisel
Pablo Hernandez Seuss
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Theodor Seuss Geisel is more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. He passed away at the age of 87.

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“Some are thin. And some are fat. The fat one has a yellow hat.”
The Cat in the Hat
The Grinch That Stole Christmas
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
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Wrong Answer

This quote is about understanding that we're all different. It's from "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish."

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“If you never did, you should. These things are fun, and fun is good.”
Oh, the Places You'll Go
Green Eggs and Ham
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?
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Wrong Answer

"Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?" is the source of this fine quote. It's true that fun things are good!

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“You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.”
Eyes Wide Shut
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
Keeps Those Eyes Shut
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Wrong Answer

Keep your eyes open! This quote is from "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut."

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“Think and wonder, wonder and think.”
The Lorax
Green Eggs and Ham
No Source
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This is another famous Seuss quote that doesn't have a source! Read all the Dr. Seuss books and find it!

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“You do not like them. So you say. Try them! Try them! And you may. Try them and you may, I say.”
Purple Pancakes and Rice
Green Eggs and Ham
Blue Muffins and Spam
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Wrong Answer

Ok, that was an easy one. This is from "Green Eggs and Ham." Its not from Blue Muffins and Spam.

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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Oh, the Horses You'll Ride!
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Wrong Answer

This is a quote from "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" It reminds us to keep reading!

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“From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
Green Eggs and Ham
The Cat in the Hat
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Wrong Answer

It's true that funny things are everywhere! This is from "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish."

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“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”
Green Eggs and Ham
Kicker in My Ticker
Not from a book
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This is a Dr. Seuss quote that is not from a book! But it reminds us of the importance of fantasy.

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“If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.”
The Lorax
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
The Anteater
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Wrong Answer

This is a great quote from "Oh, The Places You'll Go!" It reminds us to just keep moving when things get tough!

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“You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.”
The Great Beautiful Beyond
The Lorax
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
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Wrong Answer

Is it just me, or are all the best quotes of all time from "Oh, The Places You'll Go!"? Here is another gem.

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“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
Oh, The Thinks You Can Think
Green Eggs and Ham
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Wrong Answer

The answers are always simple! It's just the questions that get complicated.

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“Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky!”
The Lucky Duckie
The Red Herring
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?
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Wrong Answer

This great quote comes from "Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?" It's always important to remind ourselves that we're lucky.

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“You're on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who'll decide where to go.”
The Lorax
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
Stinky Bear
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Wrong Answer

What a great reminder that we're the captains of our own ship. We are independent and free.

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“It is fun to have fun but you have to know how.”
The Cat in the Hat
Oh, The Places You'll Go
Yertle the Turtle
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Wrong Answer

You definitely have to know how to have fun! This quote comes from "The Cat in the Hat."

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"We looked! Then we saw him step in on the mat! We looked! And we saw him!%0D_________"
The Fly in the Mat
The Boy in the Vat
The Cat in the Hat
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Wrong Answer

This is a famous quote from "The Cat in the Hat." Duh!

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What is Whoville from?
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
The Cat in the Hat
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
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Whoville can be found in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and "Horton Hears a Who!" It's populated by little Whos.

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"Young cat! If you keep your eyes open enough,%0Doh, the stuff you will learn! The most wonderful stuff!"
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
Oh, The Thinks You Can Think!
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
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Wrong Answer

This is from "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!" It reminds us of all the amazing things there are to learn from life.

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"Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory."
The Lorax
Cat in the Hat
NOT a Seuss quote
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This quote is often misattributed to Dr. Seuss. It's actually from Georges Duhamel, in "The Heart's Domain," 1919.

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