50 Inspiring Dr. Seuss Quotes

Dr Seuss Geisel, commonly known as Dr Seuss, was a writer of some of the best-selling books. He was also a cartoonist-mostly in politics, a filmmaker and screenwriter who is also known for his wise quotes in matters of life, relationships and love. He made quotes mostly to inspire, boost the hope and optimism among people, and try to create better relations among people, “hence changing the world.”

There is one of his greatest quotes that describes that a person is a person no matter their size, age, gender or position. This quote teaches us to have respect for everyone and hence create better relations, live in unity and peace.

In times of hardships, he has a quote that tries to inspire and comfort us by telling us not to cry because it is over, but rather to smile because it happened. There is also another quote that urges people to work hard, make better judgements, work hard and put more efforts towards success. He describes that we all have brains in our heads and feet in our shoes. Therefore, we can steer ourselves in any directions that we choose. We can choose to in the direction of success, just the same way we can choose to go in the direction of failure.

  1. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. Seuss
  2. “Take every chance, drop every fear.” – Dr. Seuss
  3. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss
  4. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss

  5. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss
  6. “How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss
  7. “Just go. Go. Go! I don’t care how. You can go by foot. You can go by cow.” – Dr. Seuss
  8. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss
  9. “Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child.” – Dr. Seuss
  10. “You oughta be thankful a whole heaping lot for the people and places you’re lucky you’re not.” – Dr. Seuss

  11. “Whether you color the world or light it up blue, you are making a difference. So keep being you.” – Dr. Seuss
  12. “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” – Dr. Seuss
  13. “You’ll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You’ll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left.” – Dr. Seuss
  14. “When at last we are sure, You’ve been properly pilled, Then a few paper forms, Must be properly filled. So that you and your heirs, May be properly billed.” – Dr. Seuss

  15. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss
  16. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” – Dr. Seuss
  17. “People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness that is compatible with ours, we team up and call it love.” – Dr. Seuss
  18. “I’m afraid that sometimes you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ’cause you’ll play against you.” – Dr. Seuss
  19. “I’ve heard there are troubles of more than one kind; some come from ahead, and some come from behind. But I’ve brought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see; now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” – Dr. Seuss

  20. “Life’s too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right, forgive the ones who don’t and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said it’d be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.” – Dr. Seuss

  21. 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
  22. “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” – Dr. Seuss
  23. “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
  24. “Whenever things go a bit sour in a job I’m doing, I always tell myself, ‘You can do better than this.'” – Dr. Seuss

  25. “Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.” – Dr. Seuss
  26. “There are so many things you can learn about, but you’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” – Dr. Seuss
  27. “If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.” – Dr. Seuss
  28. “Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.” – Dr. Seuss
  29. “They say I’m old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!” – Dr. Seuss
  30. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” – Dr. Seuss

  31. “All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!” – Dr. Seuss
  32. “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss
  33. “There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.” – Dr. Seuss
  34. “If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.” – Dr. Seuss
  35. “If you’d never been born, then you might be an Isn’t! An Isn’t has no fun at all. No, he disn’t.” – Dr. Seuss

  36. “I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve themselves in a situation. Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.” – Dr. Seuss
  37. “I’m sorry to say so but, sadly, it’s true that Bang-ups and Hang-ups can happen to you.” – Dr. Seuss
  38. “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
  39. “If you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you will learn. Oh, the most wonderful stuff.” – Dr. Seuss

  40. “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” – Dr. Seuss
  41. “To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.” – Dr. Seuss
  42. “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” – Dr. Seuss
  43. “And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day.” – Dr. Seuss
  44. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss
  45. Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youerthan you.” – Dr. Seuss

  46. “Be who you are and say what you mean. Because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss
  47. “When beetles fight these battles in a bottle with their paddles
    and the bottle’s on a poodle and the poodle’s eating noodles…
    …they call this a muddle puddle tweetle poodle beetle noodle
    bottle paddle battle.” – Dr. Seuss
  48. “Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky!” – Dr. Seuss
  49. “Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act.” – Dr. Seuss
  50. The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

Rashed Miah
My name is Rashed Miah, I am the CEO and founder of THE RICH GETS RICHER. This website was founded in October 2018. I am very passionate to talk about success, I followed my passion and decided to express my knowledge of success to the world through this website. For all individuals who visits this site, my overall aim is to motivate them about their life, also to help them financially, spiritually, mentally and physically when it comes to success and achieving big goals and dreams.
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments