Dr. Seuss

64 Dr. Seuss Quotes To Make You Smile

Fill yourself with optimism with these Dr. Seuss quotes that will make your day

Dr. Seuss quotes

Dr. Seuss was an American author born in 1904 in Massachusetts and who wrote some of the most famous children’s books of all time. He was a writer, a cartoonist and an animator and he became famous because of his writings and illustrations. However, not all of his works were for children, for he was also a political cartoonist during World War II. Among his most famous pieces of work are The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and If I Ran a Circus.

If you want to know more about this famous American author, in this article, we have compilated some of the most famous Dr. Seuss quotes.

1"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."

2"Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!"

3"You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room."

4"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot. Nothing is going to get better. It’s not."

5"Being crazy isn’t enough."

6"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living."

7"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not."

8"Congratulations! Today is your day!"

9"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"

10"They say I’m old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!"

11"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..."

12"Think and wonder, wonder and think."

13"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."

14"In the places I go there are things that I see that I never could spell if I stopped with the Z."

15"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

16"If you never did you should. These things are fun, and fun is good."

17"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind."

18"Life is too short to wake up in the morning 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."

19"In my world, everyone’s a pony and they all eat rainbows and poop butterflies!"

20"A person's a person, no matter how small."

21"You are you. Now, isn’t that pleasant?"

"From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere."

22"It is better to know how to learn than to know."

23"It is better to know how to learn than to know."

24"Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered."

25"How did it get so late so soon?"

26"You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut."

27"It is opener, out there, in the wide, open air."

28"Be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s a great balancing act."

29"Only you can control your future."

30"Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one."

31"If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too."

32"Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened."

33"Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined."

34"He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man."

35"All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you'll be quite a lot!"

36"I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful one-hundred percent!"

37"You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights."

38"Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent. Be awesome! Be a book nut!"

39"Everything stinks until it’s finished."

40"Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry."

41"Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them."

42"With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street."

43"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!"

44"And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!"

45"Teeth are always in style."

46"I'm afraid that sometimes you'll play lonely games too. Games you can't win 'cause you'll play against you."

47"It is fun to have fun but you have to know how."

48"So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads."

49"There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go."

50"I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny."

51"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."

52"Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory."

53"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!"

54"It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become."

55"You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."

56"ASAP. Whatever that means. It must mean, 'Act swiftly awesome pacyderm!"

57"So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!"

58"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."

59"To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world."

60"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."

61"The storm starts, when the drops start dropping, when the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping."

62"Simple it’s not, I am afraid you will find, for a mind-maker-upper to make up his mind."

63"Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you."

64"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."