What would our childhoods be without Dr. Seuss? The imaginative, often nonsensical writer captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of kids (and teens and adults) with his fantastical tales of grinches and green eggs and greedy Once-lers. But we don't leave Dr. Seuss behind when we graduate from picture books to YA fiction and textbooks. His classic book about being yourself and embarking on your own path in life, Oh! The Places You'll Go, has become a popular high school graduation gift. Plus, the upcoming film adaption of The Lorax, starring Taylor Swift and Zac Efron, has put Seuss back in the spotlight and is causing some major big-screen buzz.
In honor of Dr. Seuss's upcoming birthday -- which coincides with the March 2 release of The Lorax -- here are 10 pieces of wisdom we took away from reading the rhymes of Dr. Seuss.
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