Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1904 at Howard Street, springfield- Massachusetts. He was a popular American writer and cartoonist, and very famous for his contribution for children’s book publishing and illustrated, under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss. He was also popular with pen name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss in college, Theo Lesieg and Rosetta Stone. Additional “Dr” in front of his pen name was actually form of dedication to his father who always wanted him to practice medicine.

 

Dr. Seuss published total 46 children’s book which illustrated with imaginative and creative characters, rhyme and frequent use of anapaestic meter. His most popular books including the best seller Green Eggs and Ham, The Lorax, The Cat in Hat, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Fox in Sock, The King’s Stilts, Hop on Popp, Oh, the Places You’ll Go, Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose, Horton Hears a Who!, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Horton Hatches The Egg and many more. His popular works was made to numerous adaptations to a Broadway musical, four television series, four feature films and 11 television specials. His born day is celebrated as the annual date for National Read Across America Day.

 

Throughout his career, Dr. Seuss received honors, including The Laura Inglls Wilder from The Professional Children’s Librarians in 1980, Pulitzer Prize in 1984, two Academy awards, two Emmy awards, a Peabody awards and many more. Dr. Seuss also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at the 6500 block of Hollywood Boulevard.

 

Dr. Seuss was died on September 24, 1991 ( on age of 87 ) at his home in La Jolla because of Oral Cancer. At the time of his death, he had written and illustrated not less 44 children’s books which most of them had been translated into more than 15 languages.

 

Dr. Seuss’s Short Bio:

Full Name        :  Theodor “Ted” Seuss Geisel

Aka                  : Theodor Geisel, Dr. Seuss

Birth Date         : March 2, 1904

Place of Birth   : Springfield, Massachusetts

Death Date      : September 24, 1991

Place of Death: La Jolla, California

Education        : University of Oxford, Dartmouth College

Occupation     : Author, Illustrator

 

Dr. Seuss Popular Quotes:

 

“Oh, the places you’ll go!

There is fun to be done!

There are points to be scored.

There are games to be won.

And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all.”

~ Dr. Seuss Oh, The Places You’ll Go!”

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“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.”

~ Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

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“To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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“There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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 “Only you can control your future.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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“You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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“Adults are just outdated children.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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“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

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“From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And You are the one who’ll decide where to go…”

~ Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

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“ Whenever things go a bit sour in a job I’m doing, I always tell myself, ‘You can do better than this’.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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

~ Dr. Seuss

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“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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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.”

~ Dr. Seuss

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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!”

~ Dr. Seuss

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