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50 Dr. Seuss Quotes On Happiness, Gratitude and Success

Inspirational Dr. Seuss quotes

Looking for inspirational Dr. Seuss quotes and sayings about life?

Here are some of our favorite quotes from Dr. Seuss that we’re sure you’ll love!

Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss was an American poet and author who has written over 46 books.

Many of his books have been made into films, while others have been studied in University classes.

As a child, I remember reading Dr. Seuss’ books that always made me smile.

I still smile at his wordplay.

But now, I’m able to appreciate the life lessons in all of Dr. Seuss’ work.

How about you? If you have children of your own, which one is their favorite?

Here are some of the best Dr. Seuss quotes on love, life, graduation, writing, and more! These quotes have the power to boost your optimism and bring you happiness.

Perfect for kids, adults, elephants, and Whos and also for any Grinches who might leave near you.

Theodor Seuss Geisel

March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991

Famous Dr. Seuss Quotes About Becoming Your Best Self

1.) “Congratulations! Today is your day!” – Dr. Seuss – Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Popular Dr. Seuss Graduation Quote to inspire - Congratulations Today is Your Day

2.) “You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.” – Dr. Seuss on learning.

 

3.) “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do. And that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” – Best Dr. Seuss quote saying about not taking life too seriously.
Dr. Seuss Quotes if you keep your eyes open enough oh the stuff you will learn

4.) “If you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you will learn. Oh, the most wonderful stuff.” – from “Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss.
5.) “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

Dr. Seuss Quotes about the places you'll go step with care and great tact

6.) “So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life is a great balancing act.” – Dr. Seuss

 

7.) “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” – One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Dr. Seusss book.
Dr. Seuss Quotes about green eggs and ham funny things are everywhere

8.) “It is opener, out there, in the wide, open air.” – Dr. Seuss

Quotes by Dr. Seuss about the power of a smile

9.) “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes about life and love smile because it happened

10.) “Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent. Be awesome! Be a book nut!” – Dr. Seuss about reading.

 

Dr. Seuss Quotes from His Poems and Children’s Books

11.) “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes about love i like nonsense it wakes up the brain cells

12.) “Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky.” – Dr. Seuss

 

13.) “Only you can control your future.” – Dr. Seuss quote about the future.

Dr. Seuss Quotes about life only you can control your future

14.) “If you’d never been born, then you might be an Isn’t! An Isn’t has no fun at all. No, he didn’t!” – Dr. Seuss

 

15.) “If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes about learning these things are fun and fun is good

16.) “You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss

 

17.) “So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.” – Dr. Seuss discussing reading.

Dr. Seuss Quotes about learning so the writer who breeds more words than he needs

18.) “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. Seuss

Quotes by Dr. Seuss about small joys in life

19.) “I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes - why fit in when you were born to stand out

20.) “In the places I go there are things that I see that I never could spell if I stopped with the Z.” – Dr. Seuss

 

Incredible Dr. Seuss Quotes To Remind You To Have Fun

21.) “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes from the cat in the hat the more that you learn the more places you'll go

22.) “You are you. Now, isn’t that pleasant?” – Dr. Seuss

23.) “It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes about life it is fun to have fun but you have to know how

24.) “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!” – Dr. Seuss

 

25.) “Today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” –One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish By Dr. Seuss.

Dr. Seuss Quotes about the places you'll go think left and think right and think low and think high

26.) “You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in. I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” – Dr. Seuss

Quotes by Dr. Seuss about your future

27.) “Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how. If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes about look at me today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.

28.) “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness, how the time has flown. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss

 

29.) “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr. Seuss

Quotes by Dr. Seuss about life and love

30.) “I’m sorry to say so but, sadly it’s true that bang-ups and hang-ups can happen to you.” – Doctor Seuss quote on life.

 

Dr. Seuss Quotes That Are Full Of Wit and Wisdom

31.) “You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who will decide where to go.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes and you are thee guy who will decide where to go

32.) “They say I’m old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!” – Dr. Seuss

 

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33.) “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot nothing is going to get better

34.) “It’s a troublesome world. All the people who are in it are troubled with troubles almost every minute. You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot, for the places and people you’re lucky you’re not.” – Dr. Seuss

Quotes by Dr. Seuss about making things happen

35.) “Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you.

36.) “Think and wonder, wonder and think.” – Dr. Seuss

 

37.) “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss book quotes.

Dr. Seuss Quotes think and wonder wonder and think

38.) “Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more.” – Dr. Seuss from “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”

 

39.) “Oh, the things you can find if you don’t stay behind!” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes of the things you can find if you don't stay behind

40.) “Simple it’s not, I am afraid you will find, for a mind-maker-upper to make up his mind.” – Dr. Seuss

 

Dr. Seuss Quotes about reading

 

41.) “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” – Dr. Seuss

 

42.) “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” – Dr. Seuss

 

43.) “I can read in red. I can read in blue. I can read in pickle color too.” – Dr. Seuss

 

44.) “Virtually every page is a cliffhanger – you’ve got to force them to turn it.” – Dr. Seuss

 

45.) “You have to be a speedy reader because there’s so so much to read.” – Dr Seuss

 

46.) “You really can’t teach reading as a science. Love gets mixed up in it.” – Dr. Seuss

 

Dr. Seuss Quotes about Love

 

47.) “We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” – Dr. Seuss

 

48.) “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

 

 

More Sayings and Quotes by Dr. Seuss

49.) “Read. Travel. Read. Ask. Read. Learn. Read. Connect. Read.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes a person's a person, no matter how small

50.) “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss

 

51.) “There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes it's not about what it is, it's about what it can become

52.) “I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.” – Dr. Seuss about equality.

 

53.) “All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot.” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes all alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you'll be quite a lot.

54.) “It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” – Dr. Seuss and the future,

 

55.) “I’m afraid sometimes you’ll play lonely games too, games you can’t win because you’ll play against you.” – Dr. Seuss

Quotes by Dr. Seuss about the power of a smile

56.) “Kid, you’ll move mountains! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way!” – Famous Dr. Seuss mountain quote in “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”

 

57.) “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It is not. And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!” – Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Quotes Remember me and smile for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry.

58.) “Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry.” – Dr. Seuss

 

59.) “Today I shall behave as if this is the day I will be remembered.” – Dr. Seuss

 

60.) “It is better to know how to learn than to know.” – Dr. Seuss

 

What do you think about these Dr. Seuss quotes?

Which one of them speaks to your inner child the most?

Share your thoughts in the comments section!

 

5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. swapna Thotapally

    April 13, 2018 at 7:23 am

    more powerful when i am in a bad mood

    • Clay

      April 30, 2018 at 3:12 pm

      Good job didn’t find what I was here for but it was great reading

  2. Amanda

    October 2, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    My favorite Dr. Seuss quotes was, “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do. And that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” – Best Dr. Seuss quote saying about not taking life too seriously.
    Thanks for the collection

  3. Ves Stevens

    October 2, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    These quotes WILL be going into my classroom!!! “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

  4. Dr. Morrison Van

    October 2, 2018 at 3:31 pm

    Most I’ve heard before, but many I haven’t. This is still my favorite: “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

    Thanks for sharing!

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