“Don’t give up! I believe in you all.
A person’s a person, no matter how small!
And you very small persons will not have to die
If you make yourselves heard! So come on, now, and TRY!”

Horton Hears a Who! (1954)

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More from Dr. Seuss

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)

It’s high time you were shown
That you really don’t know
All there is to be known.

On Beyond Zebra! (1955)

In Who-ville they say
That the Grinch’s small heart
Grew three sizes that day!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957)