I Love Dr Seuss

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    Green Eggs And Ham

    Sam I am, I am Sam; I love green eggs and ham! This was my favorite Dr. Seuss book. I memorized this book from cover to cover. At a very early age when I first learned to read, I couldn't get enough of the Dr. Seuss books. This one in particular I recited everywhere! I'd be in...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Mar 2, 2012

    Uncle Sam I Am

    I do not like this Uncle Sam, I do not like his Health Care scam. I do not like these dirty crooks, or how they lie and cook the books. I do not like when Congress steals, I do not their secret deals. I do not like ex-speaker Nan I do not like this "Yes we can." I do not like...
    afio01 afio01
    51-55, M
    Sep 6, 2012

    Actually, My Mother Loves Dr. Seuss

    She has severe late stage Alzheimer's.  I don't know if it is the cadence or the fun sense of word play, or perhaps just the silly pictures that defy all reason but make sense at such an elemental level, but she still smiles when I read Seuss to her.  And it gives me pleasure...
    Mar 28, 2012

    "I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.

    Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities." (:
    ifyoureabirdimabird ifyoureabirdimabird
    16-17, F
    Sep 28, 2014

    I Love Dr Seuss

    I remember when I was a kid 'Green Eggs and Ham' was my favourite book. I really loved it. I really loved all of Dr Seuss's books. He was a great children's writer.
    CreedenceGold CreedenceGold
    22-25, M
    Apr 3, 2012

    The Power Of Seuss

    When I was about 6 months old, my mom read me my first Dr. Seuss book. Now, I don't remember a thing, but apparently, I sat straight up, didn't fuss, and listened to every word that was coming out of my mother's mouth. I was entranced by this epic mesh of words, fusing together...
    TheOtherWarner TheOtherWarner
    Apr 10, 2011

    My Life By Dr. Seuss

    "Somebody, Somebody Has to, you see." Then she picked out two Somebodies. Sally and me. " (The Cat in the Hat Comes Back) This one sentence always jumped out at me from this book though the entire book was to me a great tale of how it was to be a child living with an OCD...
    jenvice jenvice
    46-50, F
    Jun 6, 2013

    Made A Cool Video

    Are You My Mother? from book to screen! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4Koi-RJATE   i edited it on my MacBook using Final Cut. hope you enjoy!  
    fernieKMMI fernieKMMI
    18-21, M
    Dec 12, 2009

    Cat In The Hat Comes Back

    I just want to recommend Cat in the Hat Comes Back to all parents out there. I was shocked to read negative reviews that say this book is too violent for kids. This is ridiculous! Since when pop guns “killing” / making a mess are violent? In this great book Dr. Seuss...
    sexlessinTX sexlessinTX
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2011

    Life Lessons

    I love Dr. Suess books, because they offer so many important life lessons.  The Places You'll Go, The Great Butter Battle, the Grinch, Horton Hears a Who.  No other author has taught tolerence, and compassion, and appreciation of the intangibles quite as well as Dr...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2009

    Great Stories

    I will give the collection to my daughter when she learns to read.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    Dr. Seuss Classroom

    Dr. Seuss is actually the theme I am using in my classroom this year! I love his books and think they are wonderfully fun and zany for kids. My favorite quotes are: The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.  ...
    Irishturtle Irishturtle
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2008

    Oh the Places You Will Go

        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. You won’t lag...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 18, 2009

    Hooper Humperdink, Not Him!

    Most people say they have never heard of my favorite Seuss book, Hooper Humperdink, Not Him!  I grew up on that book, having it read to me before bed every night.  I'd highly recommend it!
    chocchipkookie93 chocchipkookie93
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 28, 2007

    Ode To Dr. Seuss

    I've read lots of your books I did I did, it was one of my favorite parts about being a kid. Green Eggs & Ham, Cat In The Hat and Horton Hears A Hoo, of some of your greatest, these are just a few! The Sneetches were my favorite characters out of all of them though, they showed...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 1, 2011

    Dr. Seuss the Sneetches Tattoo

    I have always loved Dr.Seuss. It's how I learned to read. The man was a genius. Here is my Sneetches tattoo:  
    UnconventionalLove UnconventionalLove
    3 Responses Apr 30, 2009

    Sam I Am

    I do like them, Sam I am, I do like Green Eggs and Ham!  And Horton who hears Whos, and Little Cindy Lou Who who was no more than two!  A brilliantly gifted imagination who created a wonderful world for children.  And adults!  I got my copy of "How the Grinch...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist
    51-55, F
    Jan 24, 2010

    Obsessive a Bit Much...

    I used to absolutely love him (still do) but when my sister was really young she was obsessed with the book 'One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish,' (and still is). I seriously believe that I spent more time reading that book to her than I did at school. It wa ridiculous how...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2007

    And His Rhyme Schemes

    I sold a couple of my books online so I could buy some pins with his characters on them to put on my bag for school. Whenever I feel lost in life I can find some sort of comfort in this man's books. I used to read them a lot as a kid. I think my favorite was "1 Fish 2 Fish Red...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2011

    Let's Play A Game!!!

    So, it would appear that it's not just me.Tired and bored of the same old thing on EP.I remember when comments would go on for days.We'd laugh, squish and play, in so many ways.So let's try it again, but a bit different this time.All of your comments simply must rhyme.They can be...
    deleted deleted
    27 Responses Oct 22, 2011

    Oh The Places You'll Go . . .

    I have enjoyed and shared Dr Seuss stories with my daughter for many years. What I like best are the messages cleverly implanted within the stories. This one happens to be my favorite because it expresses how I perceive the world in general. All too often we often place...
    KattG KattG
    51-55, F
    Jan 12, 2013

    Oh The Places You Will Go

    I love that book. Just read it to my 4 year old girl today. It's good life lessons in a very easy format. Dr. Seuss has so much wisdom. And he's so funny. I just never get tired of his books.
    tallman60 tallman60
    46-50, M
    Jan 28, 2011

    Hes Great

    Ever since I can remember I've loved Dr Seuss. My children grew up reading his books and now my grandchildren are. I know every book by heart so does my 5 yr old grandson. Children really love his books the rhymes keep them interested, and even though I'm grown up I Think hes...
    beautifulbell beautifulbell
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 29, 2010

    Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,

    Nothing is going to get better - it's not! (Lorax) Life lesson right there!
    lolmcg1 lolmcg1
    31-35, F
    Feb 7, 2014


    is a little book of quotes from the good Dr's books and I carry it in my purse, it makes me feel better to open it and read it whenever somebody has pissed me off or I'm bummed or feel like I can't do much of anything
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2008

    Important News

    A school teacher had her young class write a letter telling what happened last year, out of 12 letters with 2 events apiece 10 letters mentioned the fact, Dr Suess had died.
    katysboy katysboy
    56-60, M
    Apr 25, 2011

    Dr. Seuss Quote For Today

    “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Aug 5, 2013

    Be who you want and say what you mean

    because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any direction you choose Why can't everyone be like Dr Seuss <3
    lennie4 lennie4
    18-21, F
    Dec 29, 2013

    My Favorite Book of All Time...

    ...is Green Eggs and Ham.  I love that freakin' book!  I don't know if it's the rhyming, if it's the words that aren't really words, or if I'm a 2 yr old stuck in 36 yr olds body, but I dig me some Dr. Seuss. 
    ck75253 ck75253
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2007

    ***the Juice By Seuss***

    I did not kill my lovely wife. I did not slash her with a knife. I did not bonk her on the head. I did not know that she was dead. I stayed at home that fateful night. I took a limo, then took a flight. The bag I had was just for me. My bag! My bag! Hey, leave it be! When I...
    SunniL SunniL
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 26, 2011

    So Much Good To Say

    It isn't just the odd humor that lifts Seuss above other children's authors. And it isn't the rhymes that make it so easy to read. There's something else, intangible about Dr Seuss... My friend's mother suffer's from Alzheimer's. Her mother loves having Dr Seuss read to her.
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    Jan 11, 2011

    A Who In Grinch-ville

    Hello Everyone, In the Grinch live action movie we see that the Grinch wound up in Who-ville due to a mix up with another baby. So I wondered, "what ever happened to the other baby??" based on that idea I wrote the story below. It get's preachy sometimes because I wanted to...
    xotony xotony
    Dec 24, 2010

    Dr. Seuss What If Dr.

    Seuss was a Technical Writer? Here's an easy game to play. Here's an easy thing to say: If a packet hits a pocket on a socket on a port, and the bus is interrupted as a very last resort, and the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort, then the socket packet pocket...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2014

    For Class

    I had to do a power point presentation on Dr Seuss. During the research I found he was very political and patriotic. I thought it was funny that he was afraid of children although he touched the lives of millions if not a billion. With some of what I learned I cried... from joy...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2009


    I feel a jogging memory But none so that I gain A picture-perfect recollect And none to be the same It bounces 'bout the membranes And peaks upon my mind Some alphabetic test I tried When at first I could not find It is only when the jogging stops And the wheels they cease to...
    13mikael 13mikael
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 18, 2012

    Green Eggs And Ham... Sam I Am

    I love all of Dr. Suess's books . He I think was a genius making up rhymes and words and characters not to be found in the real world. And using this imagination and funky words to create stories that are silly but at the same time addictive , he made whoever was reading them...
    softkitti softkitti
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Nov 12, 2010

    How The Grinch Stole Christmas; My Favorite Dr. Suess Story:

    The first time (as a kid) that I read Dr. Suess's How the Grinch Stole Christmas, I loved it from beginning to end. Now that I'm well into adulthood, I feel likewise about this funny story. It's a bundle of laughs. I saw it on youtube last December, and have even thought of...
    mplo mplo
    56-60, F
    Sep 4, 2011

    A Great Philosopher

    Favorite Dr. Seuss Quotes #1 "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose." Dr. Seuss Favorite Dr. Seuss Quotes #2 "Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer...
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Jul 23, 2008

    The List

    Ten things I hate about Christmas:   I hate the lights that shine on the homes I hate the tree from the windows like domes I hate the mob that scuffles in the stores I hate the fact that I stayed mostly indoors I hate the greetings and the merry cheers I hate the mistletoe...
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2011

    He Is Truly Remarkable...

    People usually can’t seem to surpass the fact that these are ‘children’s books’. True, indeed, but his book also contains meaning. They show people the value of life, among other issues. To show that, I will display my favorite of his quotes: 1)      “Unless...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2012

    Thing 3?

    ok so officially there are only Thing 1 and Thing 2 but I have three kids and all love Dr Seuss so on a recent trip I bought them all T-shirts... Thing 1, Thing 2 and Thing 3. I can't wait to take lots of pics as their personality fits the characters. I have all the books and use...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2007
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