45 Dr. Seuss Inspirational Life Quotes To Awaken The Child Within You

By | August 13, 2014

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We usually see a popular Dr. Seuss quote sprout up here and there on facebook, twitter or on instragram. But one common attribute possessed by many of these quotes is that they all offer a very simple lesson. Lessons that resonate very well with people of all ages and all cultures. Dr. Seuss embodies living life to the fullest, staying positive and learning how to respect and love one another. That may sound cliche, but it is the truth and it is what I like about his quotes as I’m sure is the reason many people like his works as well. Here I bring you 45 Dr. Seuss inspirational quotes to awaken the child within you.

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1. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out.”
2. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
3. “Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”
4. “I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny.”
5. “It’s opener there in the wide open air.”
6. “Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”
7. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.”
8. “You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So get on your way!”
9. “Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.”
10. “You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.”
11. “Everything stinks till it’s finished.”
12. “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.”
13. “Step with care and great tact, and remember that life’s a great balancing act.”
14. “So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!”
15. “Only you can control your future.”
16. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.”
17. “It is fun to have fun but you have to know how.”
18. “You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.”
19. “It is better to know how to learn than to know.”
20. “With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.”
21. “You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.”
22. “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”
23. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!”
24. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
25. “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.”
26. “You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.”
27. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
28. “You are you. Now, isn’t that pleasant?”
29. “Think and wonder, wonder and think.”
30. “If you never did you should. These things are fun, and fun is good.”
31. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
32. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
33. “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
34. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”

35. “Being crazy isn’t enough.”
36. “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!”
37. “Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.”
38. “They say I’m old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!”
39. “Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry.”
40. “ASAP. Whatever that means. It must mean, ‘Act swiftly awesome pacyderm!”
41. “There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.”
42. “He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.”
43. “It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.”
44. “To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”
45. “We’re all a little weird and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone who’s weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness call it love.”


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