Dr. Seuss Quotes and Sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, sad and funny Dr. Seuss quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more famous quotes on QuoteLicious.

  • Full name: Theodor Seuss Geisel
  • Born: March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the U.S.
  • Died: September 24, 1991 in La Jolla, California, the U.S.
  • Occupation: Children’s author, illustrator, poet, animator.
  • Books: The Cat in the Hat (1957), Green eggs and ham (1960), How the Grinch stole Christmas (1957),..

Dr. Seuss quotes about learning, reading, and writing


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


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 tweet

If you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you will learn. Oh, the most wonderful stuff. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


The problem with writing a book in verse is, to be successful, it has to sound like you knocked it off on a rainy Friday afternoon. It has to sound easy. When you can do it, it helps tremendously because it’s a thing that forces kids to read on. You have this unconsummated feeling if you stop. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. ~Dr. Seuss
You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book. tweet


Be awesome! Be a book nut! ~Dr. Seuss tweet


The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. ~Dr. Seuss tweet

You have to be a speedy reader because there’s so so much to read. ~Dr. Seuss tweet

It is better to know how to learn than to know. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


The main problem with writing in verse is, if your fourth line doesn’t come out right, you’ve got to throw four lines away and figure out a whole new way to attack the problem. So the mortality rate is terrific. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


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 tweet

Dr. Seuss quotes about family

Family like branches on a tree, we all grow in a different direction yet our roots remain as one. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


Dr. Seuss quotes about love, life


People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness that is compatible with ours, we team up and call it love. ~Dr. Seuss tweet

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


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 tweet


Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind! ~Dr. Seuss tweet


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


Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


Dr. Seuss quotes for teachers


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 tweet

Inspirational Dr. Seuss quotes

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
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Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
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Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.
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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.
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I’m telling you this ‘cause you’re one of my friends. My alphabet starts where your alphabet ends! ~Dr. Seuss tweet

Only you can control your future. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere! ~Dr. Seuss tweet


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


Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


Think and wonder, wonder and think. ~Dr. Seuss tweet


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