You will love the quotes from the book ‘The Cat in the Hat’ written by Theodor Geisel under the pen name Dr. Seuss.

There are several quotes from The Cat in the Hat that have stood the test of time and continue to be quoted today, such as Think! Think! Think! and But I didn’t do that on purpose, but which one takes the cake?

Best The Cat in the Hat Quotes

The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss is one of the most well-known children’s books of all time, not to mention one of the bestsellers and most memorable stories in American literature.

It’s about a young boy named Conrad and his two siblings, Sally and Pete, who are left home alone with no parents to watch over them after an afternoon tea party gets out of hand and destroys much of their house and everything inside it.

Now that the movie The Cat in the Hat has been released, there are many new fans of the beloved Dr. Seuss character, The Cat in the Hat.

After all, it’s hard not to fall in love with an adorable talking cat who likes to create messes and have fun!

To honor this famous feline and his creator, we’ve put together some of our favorite quotes from The Cat in the Hat! We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we did!

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Someone else should drive! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Someone else should drive! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Oh, Things are complicated. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Oh, Things are complicated. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

Alright, I’ll try. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Alright, I’ll try. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

I’m going to military school. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

I’m going to military school. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

The fish is talking. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

The fish is talking. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Why am I sneezing? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Why am I sneezing? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

If this were my house, I’d be furious. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

If this were my house, I’d be furious. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

This filthy thing? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

This filthy thing? – Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

Dirty hoe – I’m sorry, baby. I love you. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Dirty hoe—I’m sorry, baby. I love you. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

It’s fun to have fun. But you have to know how. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

It’s fun to have fun. But you have to know how. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

How much is that canine American in the window. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

How much is that canine American in the window. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

Hey, Rhode Island license plate. You never see those. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Hey, Rhode Island license plate. You never see those. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

But I like it here. Oh, I like it a lot! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

But I like it here. Oh, I like it a lot! – Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

Cat, you ruined mom’s dress! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Cat, you ruined mom’s dress! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

Stop! That’s mom’s dress! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Stop! That’s mom’s dress! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat  Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

It was ruined when she bought it. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

It was ruined when she bought it. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

Scream and run. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Scream and run. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

Did you just say ‘minutes away?’ That’s impossible! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Did you just say ‘minutes away?’ That’s impossible! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

Are you serious? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Are you serious?  – Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

You will like these two things, said the cat with a bow. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

You will like these two things, said the cat with a bow. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

How many shots? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

How many shots? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

I will NOT go away. I do NOT wish to go! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

I will NOT go away. I do NOT wish to go! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

But that is not all. Oh no. That is not all! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

But tBut that is not all. Oh no. That is not all! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seusshat is not all. Oh no. That is not all! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

Look at all the trouble you caused! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Look at all the trouble you caused! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

My place, what do you think? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

My place, what do you think? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

That’d be me. Boo! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

That’d be me. Boo! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

You don’t try, you do! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

You don’t try, you do! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

Delicious cupcakes are just minutes away. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Delicious cupcakes are just minutes away. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

They just wanted to play. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

They just wanted to play. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

Alright, you win. Concrete, you drive. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Alright, you win. Concrete, you drive. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Quotes: The Best of Dr. Seuss

Best The Cat in the Hat Quotes

‘Now! Now! Have no fear. Have no fear!’ said the cat. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Cat, you ruined mom’s dress! … Honey, it was ruined when she bought it. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

So all we could do is sit! sit! sit! sit! And we did not like it. Not one little bit. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

And then something went BUMP! How that bump made us jump! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

‘Oh dear!’ said the cat. ‘You do not like our game… Oh, dear. What a shame! What a shame! What a shame!’ ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

See this mess you made? I can’t believe that! You and those Things destroyed every toy. You took away all of the kids’ joy. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

He says you may feel free to call him Thing A if you like. He will also accept Super Thing, Thing King, Kid Dynamite, Chocolate Thun-da or Ben. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

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Then out of the box came thing two and thing one! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Then out of the box came thing two and thing one! – Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

How could you not like our games! They are so much fun and designed for everyone. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

This isn’t just any old crate, it’s the transdimensional transporterlator. It’s kinda like a doorway which leads from this world to my world. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

They don’t like to follow the rules. Now you two are going to look like fools. What are you going to do when she comes home and questions you? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

You need to clean this mess up, pronto. We have a contract. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

You need to clean this mess up, pronto. We have a contract. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

‘I got some good games we could play,’ said the cat. ‘I know some good tricks,’ said the cat in the hat. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

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Me? Why I’m The Cat in the Hat, there’s no doubt about that. I’m a super-fun-odiferous feline, who’s here to make sure that you’re ‘meline,’ ‘key lime,’ ‘turpentine.’ I got nothing! I’m not so good with the rhyming, not really, no. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

You pay this woman to sit on babies? That’s disgusting. I’d do it for nothing. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

You pay this woman to sit on babies? That’s disgusting. I’d do it for nothing. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Oh dear! said the cat. You do not like our game…Oh, dear. what a shame! What a shame! What a shame! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Today is the day you found out what’s true. You are the one who is truer than true. There is no one else in the world who is quite like you. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

I’ve got some cool games for you. I also know some new tricks I can do. If you give me a minute, I can show them to you. I’m sure your mom wouldn’t mind in the least if I do. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

These kids will be in trouble, I know that for a fact! Look at all of the things you’ve done because you wanted to have some fun! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

I’m your host, the guy in the sweater who asks all of the obvious questions! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

‘You will like these two things,’ said the cat with a bow. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

'You will like these two things,' said the cat with a bow. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes

See what you have done? You messed things up for everyone! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

He should not be here, said the fish in the pot. He should not be here when your mother is not. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Uh, I’m uncomfortable with the ‘d’ word. I just think it’s wrong. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Uh, I’m uncomfortable with the ‘d’ word. I just think it’s wrong. ―Dr. Seuss, Best The Cat in the Hat quotes,

You have to get out and don’t pout because you’re not allowed in here when our mom is out! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Your time is running out. Your mom is almost here! Now is the perfect time to fear. She will be mad if she thinks you were bad. Who knows what she will say when she finds this house this way! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Is it wise to tell her what happened here today? Is it wise to confess about it? The choices are few. Well—what would be your answer if your mom asked you, ‘What did you do?’ ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

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Tell the Cat to go away! Let him know you kids don’t want to play. He doesn’t need to be here today. He needs to get out. There should be no doubt. You know you can’t have company when your mom is out. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Well, sure, he can talk, but is he saying anything? No, not really. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Well, sure, he can talk, but is he saying anything? No, not really. ―Dr. Seuss, best The Cat in the Hat quotes,

Look, I’m a cat that can talk, that should be enough for you people! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Listen, kid, you can tap it with a hammer, it ain’t gonna change. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Listen, kid, you can tap it with a hammer, it ain’t gonna change. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

Oh dear! You do not like our game—oh dear. What a shame! What a shame! What a shame! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

But I like to eat cake in a tub, you should try it some time. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

But I like to eat cake in a tub, you should try it some time. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Me! Remember, The Fish? Came home in a baggy, loved me for two weeks, and then nothing! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

I got some good games we could play, said the cat. I know some good tricks, said the cat in the hat. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Then Sally and I did not know what to say. Our mother was out of the house for the day. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Now! Now! Have no fear. Have no fear! said the cat. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

So wait, you mean that you pay this woman to sit on babies? Well that’s disgusting! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

What is going on, you two? You’re doing something you’re not supposed to do. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

These things won’t bite you, they want to have fun. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

These things won't bite you, they want to have fun. – Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Listen, Condax…. you probably don’t wanna do that. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

My tricks are not bad, said the cat in the hat. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

My tricks are not bad, said the cat in the hat. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes

Take those Things and make them go away! Never bring them back this way. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat and Sally

Ah, yes of course. Thing Two would like to clarify that just because he wears the number two does not imply in any way that he’s inferior to Thing One. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Thing One says he’s Thing One for a reason and some people should just get used to it. It’s a ‘Thing thing’ you wouldn’t understand. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Humina, humina, humina! Who is this? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Humina, humina, humina! Who is this? ―Dr. Seuss, best The Cat in the Hat quotes

Watch me hold all these things in my hands. I will hold them all for as long as I can. I can also balance something with my tail. I promise you I will not fail. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Don’t worry about things, little fish, these Things aren’t bad at all, they are very tame! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

A lot of good tricks. I will show them to you. Your mother will not mind at all if I do. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

I don’t know. A little voice inside of me is saying, ‘This is a bad idea.’ But I can barely hear that little voice, because an even louder little voice is screaming, ‘Let the 12-year-old drive!’ Now punch it. ―Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes

Those Things moved without any care. Look at the things they did there. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Look where it blew! You blew the mess out of the house, that’s true. But now you’ve made snow spots! You can’t let them stay! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Here she is, the Super Luxurious Omnidirectional Whatchamajigger, or S-L-O-W for short. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Well, there are two treatments I’d recommend. One is a series of painful shots injected into your abdomen and kneecaps, and the other involves a musical number! Me me me me-ow! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun. ―Dr. Seuss, best The Cat in the Hat quotes

I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

And this mess is so big and so deep and so tall, we cannot pick it up. There is no way at all! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Without my hat, I’m just your garden variety six-foot-tall talking cat. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Well, what would you do if your mother asked you? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Well, what would you do if your mother asked you?  – Dr. Seuss, best The Cat in the Hat quotes

Anywhere I look and see, funny things are all around me. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

I’ll get you and it’ll look like a bloody accident. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

I’ll get you and it’ll look like a bloody accident. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes,

How would you like to fly a kite? I know it’s not better than riding a bike? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

How would you like to fly a kite? I know it’s not better than riding a bike? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat quotes

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Well, sure, he can talk, but is he saying anything? No, not really. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet Then Sally and I Did not know what to say. Our mother was out of the house for the day. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet You will like these two things, said the cat with a bow. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet But that is not all. Oh no. That is not all! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet So all we could do was to Sit! Sit! Sit! Sit! And we did not like it. Not one little bit. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet Listen, Condax…. you probably don’t wanna do that. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet Oh dear. What a shame! What a shame! What a shame! ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet It is fun to have fun; but you have to know how. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet I know some good games we could play, said the cat. I know some good tricks, said the Cat in the Hat. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet He should not be here, said the fish in the pot. He should not be here when your mother is not. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet We looked! Then we saw him step in on the mat! We looked! And we saw him! The cat in the hat! And he said to us, why do you sit there like that? ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet A lot of good tricks. I will show them to you. Your mother Will not mind at all if I do. ―Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat Click To Tweet

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FAQs

Who is the author of the Cat in the Hat book?

Dr. Seuss is the author of the book The Cat in the Hat.

When was the book the Cat in the Hat published?

In 1957, The Cat in the Hat was first published by Random House. The book was an instant success and has been beloved by children and adults ever since.

What is the book the Cat in the Hat about?

The story follows two young children and their fish friend as they meet a strange man in a tall hat who shows them how to have fun despite having little to do.

Where can I find the book The Cat in the Hat?

If you want to find this book, head over to your local library or bookstore!

What is the best Cat in the Hat quote?

I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny. This quote is from the beginning of the book, when the Cat in the Hat comes to visit on a rainy day. It’s a great reminder that we can still have fun even when things aren’t going our way.

What does the Cat in the Hat represent?

The Cat in the Hat is a character created by Dr. Seuss that represents childhood innocence and fun. The Cat is mischievous and always up to something, but he means well and always manages to save the day. The Cat in the Hat is one of the most popular and recognizable characters from Dr. Seuss’s books.

What are some other popular Dr. Seuss quotes?

I like a couple of Dr. Seuss quotes:-
* Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.
* I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.

Where can I find more information about the Cat in the Hat and Dr. Seuss?

Dr. Seuss is one of the most popular children’s authors of all time. His books are known for their playful use of language and rhyme, and for their message of hope and optimism. The Cat in the Hat is one of his most famous characters, and has been featured in several books, movies, and TV shows. If you’re looking for more information on Dr. Seuss or the Cat in the Hat, there are plenty of resources available online.

Is there a movie based on The Cat in the Hat?

Yes, there is a movie based on The Cat in the Hat, and it was released in 2003. The movie stars Mike Myers as the titular character, and also features Dakota Fanning, Spencer Breslin, and Alec Baldwin.

What makes the book The Cat in the Hat special?

One of the things that makes The Cat in the Hat so special is its simple, straightforward language. This is one of the reasons why it’s such a great book for kids to read. Short sentences are easier for young minds to process and understand, and they help to build attention span and concentration.

Conclusion

In honor of Dr. Seuss, we’ve come up with some of our favorite quotes from The Cat in the Hat. From the playful to the profound, these quotes show why Dr. Seuss is one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time. We hope they bring a smile to your face and some inspiration to your day!

Hope you found these quotes from the Cat in the Hat amusing and enlightening. If you haven’t yet, read the book with your kids! You’ll love it!

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