Top 15 Happy & Inspirational Dr. Seuss Quotes

Dr Seuss - Cat In The Hat

Dr. Seuss is one of the best-known children’s authors of the 20th century. He wrote a significant number of books which shaped many childhoods and their ideas carried forward into adulthood. We are never surprised when we hear his quotes and those quotes pull us back into his beautiful writings. Below are some of my favorite Dr. Seuss quotes, of which many you can find in gifts for book lovers.

Top 15 Dr. Seuss Quotes

  1. “If you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you will learn. Oh, the most wonderful stuff.” 
  2. Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” 
  3. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”
  4. “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.”
  5. “If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.”
  6. “You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
  7. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
  8. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!”
  9. “Today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”
  10. “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.
  11. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”
  12. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.”
  13. “Oh, the things you can find if you don’t stay behind!”
  14. “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.”
  15. “There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.”

Ted Geisel - Dr Seuss

Happiness Through Reading

Dr. Seuss’ writing fills us with wonder and awe as the words get trapped in our heads like a tuneful song. Throughout his writing, he explores the silly, the bizarre, and the wonderful, and we are lucky that he shared that with us all. Do you have a favorite Dr. Seuss quote that is not on the list? Comment below!



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