25 Dr. Seuss Quotes To Remind You To Be Good and Do Good

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Cassandra Neace

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Cassandra Neace is a high school English teacher in Houston. When she's not in the classroom, she reads books and writes about them. She prides herself on her ability to recommend a book for most any occasion. She can be found on Instagram @read_write_make

Many days we wake up and feel like there isn’t a whole lot to be inspired about. The news is filled with reasons to feel angry and hopeless. We need reminders of the good, too. Reminders that we can do good. This is an idea that Theodore Giesel, also known as Dr. Seuss, was well acquainted with—just check out his perennial favorite Oh, The Places You’ll GoHere are 25 Dr. Seuss quotes from the man and his books to provide inspiration on those days you could use a little boost.

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Dr. Seuss Quotes About Taking Action

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

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

"When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED." Dr. Seuss quotes Dr Seuss Quote

“If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too.”

“Just go. Go. Go! I don’t care how. You can go by foot. You can go by cow.”

Dr. Seuss Quotes about Caring

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”

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

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." Dr Seuss Quote

“It’s a troublesome world. All the people who are in it are troubled with troubles almost every minute. You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot, for the places and people you’re lucky you’re not.”

“Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.”

Dr. Seuss Quotes About trying your best

“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…”

“Take every chance, drop every fear.”

"And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed) Kid, you'll move mountains." Dr Seuss Quote Pinterest

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

“It’s not about what it is. It’s about what it can become.”

DR. Seuss Quotes about Love

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

“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.”

"To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world." Dr Seuss Quote Pinterest

“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.”

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

Dr. Seuss Quotes About knowledge and Wonder

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

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

"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book." Dr Seuss Quote Pinterest

“It’s better to know how to learn than to know.”

“Children want the same things we want. To laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained, and delighted.”

What is your favorite Dr. Seuss quote?