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The Cat in the Hat Comes Back

The Cat in the Hat Comes Back


by Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat Comes Back Perseverance Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Line)

Quote #1

And I said, "Will this ever
Come off! I don't think!" (71-72)

The narrator already wants to give up—from the moment he sees that dratted ring in the tub. Talk about throwing in the towel early. But the Cat in the Hat knows that's not the answer.

Quote #2

No spots are too hard
For a Hat Cat like me! (130-131)

The Cat is totally taking responsibility for his actions and making sure that he solves the problem. He's also got some serious self-confidence. How's that for a role model? (Note: we do not condone possibly-communist Cats as role models.)

Quote #3

But the cat just stood still.
He just looked at the bed.
"This is NOT the right kind of a bed,"
The cat said. (142-145)

Oh dear. Is this the end for the Cat and his magical cleaning abilities? Looks like even the most persistent of Cats can have moments of weakness.

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