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And today the great Yertle, that Marvelous he,
Is King of the Mud. That is all he can see.
And the turtles, of course…all the turtles are free
As turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.
Yertle the Turtle (1958)
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More from 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.
You're Only Old Once! : A Book for Obsolete Children (1986)
“This”, cried the Mayor, “is your town’s darkest hour!
The time for all Whos who have blood that is red
To come to the aid of their country!”, he said.
“We’ve GOT to make noises in greater amounts!
So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!”
Horton Hears a Who! (1954)
You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.
On becoming a writer, NY Times (May 21, 1986)
Oh the things you can find
If you don’t stay behind!
On Beyond Zebra! (1955)
I meant what I said,
and I said what I meant
An elephant’s faithful,
One hundred percent.
Horton Hatches the Egg (1940)