Talk:Dr. Seuss

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Only a single link to Category:Authors is allowed by software, so I'm sticking with "Suess, Dr." and not [[Category:Authors|Geisel, Theodor Seuss]]

Be who you are and say what you feel...[edit]

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.

Did he say this, or not? --75.85.108.54 10:30, 14 July 2007 (UTC)

THE MISATTRIBUTION for this quote is pissing me off. The other quote by Bernard is not the same thing as the Dr. Seuss quote; they are a little similar, but they are hardly the same. They are saying different things. If you can't find a source, then put it under disputed. DON'T HAVE SOME RANDOM QUOTE AND SAY PEOPLE ATTRIBUTE IT DR. SEUSS. It's not true. Who put that there? Is somebody going to do something about it?

—This unsigned comment is by 128.227.51.30 (talkcontribs) .
Despite being widely attributed to Dr. Seuss, there has not yet been located even any mention of an original source of when or where he may have stated this, and the Bernard Baruch quote was certainly widely reported long before any mention exists of Seuss having expressed what clearly seems to be a derivative of it, thus it seems fairly clear that even if he did say or write this, and a source can eventually be located, the precedent of Baruch's comment makes the attribution of the core of it to Seuss improper. ~ Kalki 21:58, 20 April 2008 (UTC)

Why fit in when you were born to stand out.[edit]

Attributed to Dr. Seuss on the web but can't find a source. Is there one or is this another internet creation?

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."[edit]

Another quote attributed to Dr. Seuss, without a source. ~ Daniel Tomé (talk) 14:39, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

...night before afternoon...[edit]

I love this profound poem:

"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?" ...Dr Seuss.

Does anyone know where the poem originates? It's attributed to Geisel on quite a few sites, but without a specific citation:


This is also a wonderful quote, attributed to Geisel, but without a citation:

"There is a genius in every child and a child in every genius." - Dr. Seuss
http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/spring02/white/


Thanks for the insight. If specifics can be found, perhaps you will consider adding them here? Wordreader (talk) 05:33, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

and the wolf chewed up the children and spit out their bones[edit]

I don't have the 1941 copy of PM Magazine, so I have reverted this edit because I see no proof that it actually happened. Anyone? Ottawahitech (talk) 15:34, 6 March 2021 (UTC)

WTF? Weirdly Tyrannical Foolishness, or simply Warped Tediously Foolish TROLLING? — I have long suspected you to be, and increasingly perceive evidence of you very likely being very little more than a malicious troll around here, despite various forms of camouflage and acceptable edits. I am continuing to examine many aspects of many things that have occurred in recent years, and still analyzing and assessing them to the extent time permits — but you have increasingly deleted various anti-tyrannical and anti-fascist quotes and captions on what I perceive to be various dubious or ridiculous pretexts and pretensions of virtuous motivations, and I have retained some doubts and uncertainties about many things that seem likely; but this is clearly so: You just deleted a historical image of a satirical political cartoon by Dr.Seuss long residing in the Wikimedia Commons, captioned with the caption that exists in the image, and justify this with the ASININE assertion: "I see no proof that it actually happened" — You're actions truly have become increasingly contemptible here, and I mean to make some extensive observations on this fact within the next couple of weeks. I remain primarily busy with many other things, but will attend to such matters to the extent time permits. ~ ♌︎Kalki ⚓︎ 17:44, 6 March 2021 (UTC) + tweaks
Users like Ottawahitech are discussing hundreds of things at once, opening a new discussion and participating in old discussions. Due to the number of discussions they participate in, they are in some cases not very much informed about the issues they are discussing, and make claims without having researched the issue, and this can give the wrong impression of trolling. I think it is wrong to characterize this as trolling. The removal of the image and quote from this article is however not understandable to me. -- ~ #SheSaid 13:14, 9 March 2021 (UTC)