The Lorax Quotes by Dr. Seuss Book

The Lorax Book

Dear InboundQuotes reader, now is the time to talk about one of children’s book written by Dr. Seuss, The Lorax.

The Lorax first published in 1971. It chronicles the plight of the environment and the Lorax, who speaks for the trees against the Once-ler.

As in most Dr. Seuss works, most of the creatures mentioned are original to the book.

The book is frequently identified as a story concerning the malicious danger corporate greed postures to nature, making use of the literary component of personification to enliven industry as the Once-ler and also the environment as the Lorax.

The Lorax was Dr. Seuss’s personal favorite of his books. He was able to create a story addressing economic and environmental issues without it being dull.


“The Lorax,” he once explained, “came out of me being angry. In The Lorax I was out to attack what I think are evil things and let the chips fall where they might.”

The Lorax was one of Dr. Seuss’s favorite books. He had the ability to create a tale addressing environmental issues without it being dull.

The Lorax,” he once clarified, “came out of me being mad. In The Lorax I was out to attack what I think are malicious things and let the chips fall where they might.”

Reason to read Te Lorax

You can talk about conversation with your kids and students about nature by discussing “The Lorax”. It will triggered their ecological smarts.

Not every adult have the same opinion after reading this gem. The reactions are vary.

For those of you in the industry that make money from environment, you might find that the book oversimplifies the big issues and demonizes your job.

However, this tale is a fun way for you to discuss about environment stuff with youngster.

The Lorax itself is about an environmental disaster. Maybe it’s children’s favorite topic. But even at its ugliest, this story will keep kids awake, alert, and engaged.

From the Once-ler’s evil inventions, to the rise and fall of the forest creatures, to the lovely of the Truffula Trees and their tragic annihilation,

The Lorax draws kids into its world. The world that similar enough like our own to be relatable, but just different enough to be, well, less boring.

The Lorax Quotes by Dr. Seuss

There are so many lesson in the books. You read it between the line from the quotes mentioned in the book (and movie)

The Lorax

A tree falls the way it leans. be careful which way you lean

They say I’m old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!

Who taught you guys how to steal a bed?

I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues

I see your point. But I wouldn’t know the answer

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It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become

Sir, you’re crazy. You’re crazy with greed. There’s no one on earth who will buy that fool thneed!

Yes, I am the Lorax who speaks for the trees, which you seem to be chopping as fast as you please.

I speak for the trees! Let them grow! Let them grow!

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.

Once-ler! You’re making such smogulous smoke – my poor swomee swans, why they can’t sing a note! No one can sing who has smog in his throat.

You have been warned!

The Once-Ler

So I promptly invented my Super-Axe-Hacker, which whacked off four truffula trees in one smacker! We were making thneeds four times as fast as before! And my profits, incidentally, were soaring galore!

Oh! How nice to see someone so…unditurbed by…REALITY

The things that you do are completely un-good.’ Yeah? But if I didn’t do them, then someone else WOULD! That’s a very good point, Mr. Once-ler. Progress is progress, and progress must grow!

I’m biggering my company, I’m biggering my factory, I’m biggering my corporate sign! Everybody out there take care of yours, and me? I’ll take care of mine mine mine mine mine!

Well, what do you want? I should shut down my factory, fire a hundred-thousand workers? Is that good economics, is that sound for the country?

Cause when a guy does something stupid once, well that’s because he’s a guy. But if he does the same stupid thing twice, that’s usually to impress some girl

Well I speak for men, and human opportunities! For your information, you Lorax, I’m figgering on biggering and biggering, and biggering, and BIGGERING, turning MORE truffula trees into thneeds! Which everyone, everyone, EVERYONE NEEDS!

Look, Lorax, calm down. There’s no cause for alarm. I chopped just one tree, I’m doing no harm.

The birth of an industry, you poor, stupid guy! You telling me what the public will buy?

This job was too big for one Once-ler alone! So promptly I built me a radio phone. And I called my brothers and uncles and aunts and said. Listen here! Here’s a wonderful chance for the whole Once-ler family to get mighty rich!

The Lorax Trivia

Little did you know, the film is the second fully computer-animated Dr. Seuss book adaptation and the fourth that feature in film.

Dr. Seuss’ widow ended up loving what the Studio, Illumination Entertainment, had done so much. She gave the rights to them to continue making films based on the books.

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