Whether you’re looking for motivational Dr. Seuss quotes to encourage those around you or you just want some Dr. Seuss inspiration for yourself to get you through the day (we’ve been there), these inspirational Dr. Seuss quotes will leave you feeling positive, ready to tackle the world, and happy with who you are and where you’re going.
The joy of Dr. Seuss is that he hits on so many themes that we all struggle with – confusion over where we’re going in life, self-love and acceptance, and carrying on when things are hard.
These Dr. Seuss quotes are great for a motivational speech, graduation present, or to put up in your classroom or room to inspire yourself and others.
They come from some of his most famous works like The Cat in the Hat and Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, though there are some lesser known Dr. Seuss quotes to inspire you that you might not have heard of before.
Enjoy this collection of positive Dr. Seuss quotes to realign with your purpose, go after your dreams, and get through every day with a big helping of acceptance and fun.
1. “You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
2. “Don’t give up! I believe in you all!”
3. “A person’s a person no matter how small.”
4. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”
5. “You have to be odd to be number one.”
6. “Only you can control your future.”
7. “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”
8. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
9. “And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed”
10. “Kid, you’ll move mountains.”
11. “You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!”
12. “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive that is youer than you!”
13. “Think and wonder, wonder and think.”
14. “Take every chance, drop every fear.”
15. “Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing”
16. “I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny!”
17. “Whether you color the world or light it up blue, you are making a difference, so keep being you.”
18. “Just tell yourself, duckie, you’re really quite lucky.”
19. “You’ll never be bored when you try something new. There’s really no limit to what you can do!”
20. “Today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”
21. “Oh, the things you can find if you don’t stay behind!”
22. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not.”
23. “If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.”