Get inspired with 50 of the most famous inspirational Dr. Seuss quotes for kids to encourage and uplift your soul.
Some are a little silly, witty, encouraging, and positively wacky.
No matter what, these quotes are sure to bring a smile to your face. 🙂
Dr. Seuss makes it known through his poetic rhymes and songlike words that you are:
This is why his quotes are so popular among the masses and resonate with all age groups.
With that said, here are 50 inspirational words and playful quotes by one of the most popular children’s book authors, Dr. Seuss. Enjoy!
You Are Special
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Don’t give up. I believe in you all. A person’s a person no matter how small.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Whether you color the world or light it up blue, you are making a difference. So keep being YOU.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Of all the shapes we MIGHT have been … I say, “HOORAY for the shapes we’re in!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Today you are YOU, that is truer than true. There is no one alive that is youer than YOU.” ~ Dr. Seuss
You Are Amazing
“Today was good. Today was fun. TOMORROW is another one.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Shout loud, “I am LUCKY to be who I am! Thank goodness I’m not just a CLAM or a HAM Or a dusty old JAR of sour gooseberry jam!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Wherever you fly, you’ll be the best of the best. Wherever you go, you will top all the rest. Except when you don’t. Because, sometimes you won’t.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You’re off to great places TODAY is your day! Your mountain is waiting SO GET on your way.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Think and wonder. Wonder and think.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~ Dr. Seuss
You Are A Success
“Your off to great places today is your day your mountain is waiting so … get on your way!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“And will YOU succeed? YES! You will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Only YOU can control your future.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You have to be odd to be number one.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Kid, you’ll MOVE mountains.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“We’ve got to make noises in greater amounts! So, open your mouth lad! For every voice counts!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in ANY direction YOU choose!” ~ Dr. Seuss
You Are Smart
“But there’s lots to discover, and it might be you who looks up in the sky … and find something that’s new!” ~Dr. Seuss
“Oh the places you’ll go when you … READ.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“I’ll bet you know a thing or two, you are SUPER SMART!! I’m proud of you!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You can steer yourself any direction YOU choose.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“When he worked he REALLY worked. But when he played he REALLY played!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Your are never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“The more that you READ, the more things you will KNOW. The more that you LEARN, the more places you’ll GO.” ~ Dr. Seuss
You Are Loved
“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.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“When you think things are bad, when you feel sour and blue, when you start to get mad … you should do what I do … Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky! Some people are much more … oh, ever so much more … oh, muchly much-much more unlucky than you!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“To the world you may be one person; But to one person you may be the WORLD.” ~ Dr. Seuss
You Are Positive
“I’m sorry to say so, but, sadly it’s true that bang-ups and hang-ups can happen to you.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It is a way of looking at life through the wrong end of the telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny. But we can have lots of good fun that is funny.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life is a great balancing act.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You can find magic wherever you LOOK. Sit back and relax, all you need is a BOOK.” ~ Dr. Seuss
You Are Strong
“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 already you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You’ll never be bored when you try something new. There’s really no limit to what you can do!” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Life is 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 would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“The storm starts, when the drops start dropping. When the drops stop dropping then the storm stops stopping.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“You are you. Now isn’t that pleasant.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all.” ~ Dr. Seuss
“Today I shall behave as if this is the day I will be remembered.” ~ Dr. Seuss
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