Dr. Seuss Quotes & Famous Sayings with Full of Wisdom

Before sharing Dr. Seuss Quotes, I would like to share some Introduction to him. Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss’s full name) is known as an American political cartoonist, Author, poet, artist and animator. He is mainly known for the literature which he wrote for the children.

Famous Dr. Seuss Quotes about Reading, Writing, Wisdom, Life & Inspiration

So after short Introduction, the famous quotes by Dr. Suess are in the following:

Dr. Seuss Inspirational Quotes

  • “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”


  • “You have to be odd to be number one.”


  • “A person’s a person, no matter how small.”


  • “The people that mind don’t matter, and the people that matter don’t mind.”


  • “Being crazy isn’t enough.”


  • “Be awesome! Be a book nut!”


  • “Think and wonder, wonder and think.”


  • “So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.”


  • “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”


  • “When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let is destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.”


  • “Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite. Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil or a better break or a string of pearls or a pair of pants or a wig with curls or another chance. Everyone is just waiting.”


  • “To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.” – Dr. Seuss


  • “He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.”


  • “So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.”


  • “It is better to know how to learn than to know.”


  • “Fiction Is My Addiction”


  • “You won’t lag behind, because you’ll have the speed.
    You’ll pass the whole gang and you’ll soon take the lead.
    Wherever you fly, you’ll be best of the best.
    Wherever you go, you will top all the rest.

Except when you don’t.
Because, sometimes, you won’t.”



  • “All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!”


  • “The storm starts, when the drops start dropping
    When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping.”


  • “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.”


  • “Nothing is going to change, unless someone does something soon”


  • “You have to be a speedy reader because there’s so so much to read.”


  • “Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.”


  • “I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues.”


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


  • “Only you can control your future.”


  • “Reading can take you places you have never been before.” – Dr Seuss Quotes


Dr. Seuss Quotes about Reading


  • “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”


  • “Children’s reading and children’s thinking are the rock-bottom base upon which this country will rise. Or not rise. In these days of tension and confusion, writers are beginning to realize that books for children have a greater potential for good or evil than any other form of literature on earth.”


  • “I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.”


  • “How did it get so late so soon? It’s the night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness, how the time has flown. How did it get so late so soon?”


  • “I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one-hundred percent!”


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


  • “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
    Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”


  • “Writing simply means no dependent clauses, no dangling things, no flashbacks, and keeping the subject near the predicate. We throw in as many fresh words we can get away with. Simple, short sentences don’t always work. You have to do tricks with pacing, alternate long sentences with short, to keep it vital and alive…. Virtually every page is a cliffhanger–you’ve got to force them to turn it.”~”


  • “Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!”


  • “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.”


  • “Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”


  • “So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!”


  • “Everything stinks till it’s finished.”


  • “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.”


  • “That day, they decided that Sneetches are Sneetches, and no kind of Sneetch is the BEST on the beaches.” The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss”


Dr. Seuss Quotes & Famous Sayings with Full of Wisdom


  • “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…”


  • “You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.”


  • “A book is just like life and anything can change”


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


  • “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”


  • “I’m afraid that sometimes you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ’cause you’ll play against you.”


  • “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”


  • “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!”


  • “You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So get on your way!”


  • “Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky!”


  • “I am weird, you are weird. Everyone in this world is weird. One day two people come together in mutual weirdness and fall in love.” – Dr. Seuss Quotes


Famous Quotes by Dr. Seuss


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


  • “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”


  • “Step with care and great tact, and remember that life’s a great balancing act.”


  • “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”


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


  • “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”


  • “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!”


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


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Here is the best collection of popular quotes by Dr. Seuss about Reading, Writing, Wisdom, Life & Inspiration that will help you to gain true wisdom in your life.

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