Dr. Seuss quotes

Dr. Seuss quotes
Dr. Seuss in 1957, holding his book The Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss ( March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer and illustrator best known for authoring popular children’s books under the pen name Dr. Seuss. His work includes several of the most popular children’s books of all time, selling over 600 million copies and being translated into more than 20 languages by the time of his death.

Theodor Seuss Geisel was his real name, he adopted his “Dr. Seuss” pseudonym during his university studies at Dartmouth College and the University of Oxford. After leaving Oxford in 1927 he began his career as an illustrator and cartoonist for Vanity Fair, Life, and various other publications. He also worked as an illustrator for advertising campaigns, most notably for Flit and Standard Oil, and as a political cartoonist for the New York newspaper PM. He published his first children’s book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, in 1937. During World War II he worked in an animation department of the United States Army, where he produced several short films, including Design for Death, which later won the 1947 Academy Award for Documentary Feature.

Below is a list of Inspirational Dr. Seuss quotes. All these Dr. Seuss quotes listed below are full of wisdom, and have the power to motivate and inspire you.

Dr Seuss quotes
“Kid, you’ll move mountains.” – Dr. Seuss

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
― Dr. Seuss

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”
― Dr. Seuss

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
― Dr. Seuss

“From there to here,
from here to there,
funny things are everywhere.”
― Dr. Seuss

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

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
― Dr. Seuss

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

“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
Dr Seuss quotes

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

“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”
― Dr. Seuss

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Being crazy isn’t enough.”
― Dr. Seuss

“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.”
― Dr. Seuss

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

“So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Only you can control your future.”
― Dr. Seuss

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

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

Dr Seuss quote on love
Dr Seuss quote on love

“Maybe Christmas”, he thought, “doesn’t come from a store.”
“Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!”
― Dr. Seuss

“He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.”
― Dr. Seuss

“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.”
― Dr. Seuss

“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

“Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Oh the places you’ll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all.”
― Dr. Seuss

“You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.”
― Dr. Seuss

“You’re off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting,
So… get on your way!”
― Dr. Seuss

Dr Seuss quotes
Dr Seuss quotes

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. 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.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”
― Dr. Seuss

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

Dr. Seuss quote on reading
Dr. Seuss quote on reading

“It is fun to have fun but you have to know how.”
― Dr. Seuss

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

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

“Be awesome! Be a book nut!”
― Dr. Seuss

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

dr seuss quotes
Dr. Seuss quotes

“How did it get so late so soon?”
― Dr. Seuss

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

“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues.”
― Dr. Seuss

“I can read in red.
I can read in blue.
I can read in pickle color too.”
― Dr. Seuss

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

“I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one-hundred percent!”
― Dr. Seuss

“Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re real quite lucky.”
― Dr. Seuss

“When you think things are bad,
when you feel sour and blue,
when you start to get mad…
you should do what I do!
Just tell yourself, Duckie,
you’re really quite lucky!
Some people are much more…
oh, ever so much more…
oh, muchly much-much more
unlucky than you!”
― Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss quotes

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

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

“And the turtles, of course…all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Look at me!
Look at me!
Look at me NOW!
It is fun to have fun
But you have to know how.”
― Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss quotes
Dr. Seuss quotes

“To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Everything stinks till it’s finished.”
― Dr. Seuss

“It’s opener, out there, in the wide, open air.”
― Dr. Seuss

“With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.”
― Dr. Seuss

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

“Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.”
― Dr. Seuss

Dr Seuss quotes
Dr Seuss quotes

“I’m sorry to say so
but, sadly, it’s true
that Bang-ups
and Hang-ups
can happen to you.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Try them, try them, and you may! Try them and you may, I say.”
― Dr. Seuss

“So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.”
― Dr. Seuss

“I meant what I said and I said what I meant.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Congratulations!
Today is your day.
You’re off to Great Places!
You’re off and away!”
― Dr. Seuss

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