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Dr. Seuss Quotes On Happiness, Gratitude and Success

Still loved today by both young and old, these inspirational Dr. Seuss quotes are perfect for anyone wanting to get nostalgic with one of the world’s greatest children’s authors of all time.

Like his many children’s chlassics, quotes from Dr. Seuss never get old!

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

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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.

Dr. Seuss Quotes if you keep your eyes open enough oh the stuff you will learn

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.

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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

Dr. Seuss Quotes about green eggs and ham funny things are everywhere

7. “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” – One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Dr. Seusss book.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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What do you think about these Dr. Seuss quotes?

Dr. Seuss’ books have introduced millions of children to the joys of reading and the magic of wordplay.

We hope his words above have brought a smile to your face.

Did you enjoy these Dr. Seuss quotes?

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

Share your thoughts in the comments section!

Norbert Juma, Lead Editor
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  1. Alison

    December 15, 2019 at 3:19 PM

    I love “Oh the thinks you can think up if only you try.” Theodor Seuss Geisel was in the leading edge of his time. Thank you Dr. Seuss!

  2. Becky Rueckert

    September 8, 2019 at 8:45 AM

    One of my favorites: “…the day they decided that Sneetches are Sneetches and no kind of Sneetch is the best on the beaches.”

  3. Tiffani Hall

    December 25, 2018 at 1:55 PM

    “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind! My absolute favorite, because it is so true and sounds like a Quote one that your Mother might have said to you.

  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!

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

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