If you’re looking to inspire young children a whole awful lot, these classroom Dr Seuss quotes for kids will nail it on the dot.  

What’s not to love about all of his children’s books?

Not only are they bright, colorful, and creative, but they are full of inspirational quotes and life lessons.

Thinking up a story about green eggs and ham to teach kids to try new things, genius!

classroom dr seuss quotes for kids

There is a reason that Seuss is a famous author, and a favorite author of so many, especially teachers.

His books are unlike any other, the perfect combination of illustration, creative stories and inspiring quotes.

We celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on March 2nd, which has officially been deemed Dr. Seuss Day.

Decorating a bulletin board to wish Seuss a Happy Birthday is a fun way to celebrate, and you can include your favorite inspirational Dr. Seuss quotes to make it extra special.

classroom dr seuss quotes for kids

45 of the Best Dr. Seuss Quotes for the Classroom

๐Ÿ“™ Oh! The places you’ll go!

๐Ÿ“™ Today you are you that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you!

๐Ÿ“™ Today was good! Today was fun! Tomorrow is another one!

๐Ÿ“™ You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut!

๐Ÿ“™ If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for any thing.

๐Ÿ“™ Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

๐Ÿ“™ Be who you are and say how you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

๐Ÿ“™ A person’s a person no matter how small. So, share a good deed that made you feel tall!

๐Ÿ“™ She understood who she was and whose she was.

๐Ÿ“™ Only you can control your future.

๐Ÿ“™ It is not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are.

๐Ÿ“™ Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

๐Ÿ“™ Kid, you’ll move mountains! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting so get on your way!

๐Ÿ“™ I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one-hundred percent.

Today is your day! You’re off to great places! You’re off and away! – Dr. Seuss

๐Ÿ“™ Think left, think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!

๐Ÿ“™ Will you success? Yes you will indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!

๐Ÿ“™ You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax. All you need is a good book.

๐Ÿ“™ Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s a great balancing act!

๐Ÿ“™ Wherever you fly, you’ll be the best of the best. Wherever you go, you will top the rest. Except when you don’t. Because sometimes you wont!

๐Ÿ“™ Don’t give up. I believe in you all. A person’s a person, no matter how small.

๐Ÿ“™ It’s very doubtful whether. So I turned on my un-thinker. We un-thunk the glunk together.

๐Ÿ“™ You have to be odd to be number one.

๐Ÿ“™ Your mind is a garden, your thoughts are seeds. You can grow flowers, or you can grow weeds.

I will not let you fall. I will hold you up high. As I stand on a ball. With a book on one hand! And a cup on my hat! But that is not all I can do! – said the cat.

๐Ÿ“™ I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.

๐Ÿ“™ You’ll never be bored when you try something new. There’s really no limit to what you can do!

๐Ÿ“™ You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.

๐Ÿ“™ Somehow you’ll escape all that waiting and staying. You’ll find the bright places where Boom Bands are playing. With banner flip-flapping, once more you’ll ride high! Ready for anything under the sky!

๐Ÿ“™ Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory!

๐Ÿ“™ You have brains in your head. You have fee in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose!

๐Ÿ“™ To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

๐Ÿ“™ You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose!

๐Ÿ“™ The more that you read, the more you know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go!

From there to here. From here to there. Funny things are every where. – Dr. Seuss

๐Ÿ“™ Do not cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.

๐Ÿ“™ I am lucky to be what I am! Thank goodness I’m not just a clam or a ham or a dusty old jar of gooseberry jam!

๐Ÿ“™ 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’d be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.

๐Ÿ“™ Always remember, you are braver than you believe, stronger thank you seem, and smarter thank you think.

๐Ÿ“™ You’ll never be bored when you try something new. There’s really no limit to what you can do!

๐Ÿ“™ You ought to be thankful a whole heaping lot, for The places and people you’re lucky you’re not!

๐Ÿ“™ I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.

๐Ÿ“™ Of all of the shapes we MIGHT have been – I say “HOORAY” for the shapes we’re in!

๐Ÿ“™ Think and wonder!  Wonder and think!

๐Ÿ“™ Only YOU can control your future!

Dr. Seuss Poem for Kids

As you can see, these motivational quotes are great for young people and even the older students. 

It is clear Theodor Seuss Geisel knew just how to inspire creativity through a great story and picture books.  

Below is “My Funny Cat” poem inspired by the popular books, The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham.  You can grab this printable HERE or on TPT. 


Before you go, here are more posts you’ll enjoy:

35 Fun Dr. Seuss Crafts for Kids

Gratitude Quotes for Kids

26 Dr. Seuss Bulletin Board Ideas

25 Popular Nursery Rhyme Songs

classroom dr seuss quotes for kids

Classroom Dr Seuss Quotes for Kids