Published in 1971, The Lorax is a children’s book written by Dr. Seuss. The main character is the environment-friendly Lorax which speaks for the trees and has a “save our planet” mindset. Its story is even more relevant today and it speaks to everyone that wants to stop global warming and do our best for the environment. Like all of Dr. Seuss’ books, The Lorax is full of brilliant and memorable quotes.
If you haven’t read The Lorax, I highly recommend picking it up. It’s a great book for young and old. I hope you enjoy the following 15 quotes from The Lorax and share them on social media if you do! Enjoy.
1) Let The Lorax quotes begin!
“I am the Lorax who speaks for the trees, which you seem to be chopping as fast as you please!” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“And my poor Bar-ba-loots are all getting the crummies because they have gas, and no food, in their tummies.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“Business is business! And business must grow regardless of crummies in tummies, you know.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
5) The Lorax Quotes speaking about the Truffula Trees and Seeds.
“Catch! calls the Once-ler. He lets something fall. It’s a Truffula Seed. It’s the last one of all! You’re in charge of the last of the Truffula Seeds. And Truffula Trees are what everyone needs. Plant a new Truffula. Treat it with care. Give it clean water. And feed it fresh air. Grow a forest. Protect it from axes that hack. Then the Lorax and all of his friends may come back.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. And I am asking you, sir, at the top of my lungs. Oh please do not cut down another one.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“In no time at all, I had built a small shop. Then I chopped down a Truffula Tree with one chop.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“I know it may seem small and insignificant, but it’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“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.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
10) I biggered The Lorax quotes!
“I meant no harm I most truly did not, but I had to grow bigger so bigger I got. I biggered my factory, I biggered my roads, I biggered the wagons, I biggered the loads, of the Thneeds I shipped out I was shipping them forth from the South, to the East, to the West. To the North, I went right on biggering selling more thneeds. And I biggered my money which everyone needs.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“‘Mister!’ he said with sawdust sneeze, ‘I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees.'” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
12) Oh no! We’ve almost reached the end of Lorax quotes…
“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“The Lorax: Which way does a tree fall? The Once-ler: Uh, down? The Lorax: A tree falls the way it leans. Be careful which way you lean.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
15) I hope you enjoyed these quotes from The Lorax.”
“You won’t see the Once-ler. Don’t knock on his door. He stays in his Lerkim on top of his store. He lurks in his Lerkim, cold under the roof, where he makes his own clothes out of miff-muffered moof. And on special dank midnights in August, he peeks out of the shutters and sometimes he speaks and tells how the Lorax was lifted away.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
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