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45 Inspirational Dr. Seuss Graduation Quotes About Life

Get the most inspirational Dr. Seuss graduation quotes about life to motivate the graduates in your life, whether you're writing a speech to give on stage, planning a party, or celebrating a special commencement in some other way.

Perhaps no one can inspire graduates of any and all ages better than Theodor Seuss Geisel, otherwise known to millions of readers as Dr. Seuss. His life lessons are not just for children!

As you will see in these Dr. Seuss graduation quotes, his lessons impart greater truths about life that have impacted generations of readers. They are simple and memorable, yet say so much about the meaning of life.

Here, you will find quotes from the best Dr. Seuss books, including Oh, The Places You'll Go! (undeniably, one of the best books for graduates), The Lorax, and so many more to motivate any graduate to thoughtful action.

Dr. Seuss Graduation Quotes

Below are the best Dr. Seuss graduation quotes for the graduates in your life:

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

“It is better to know how to learn than to know.”

“Kid, you’ll move mountains!”

“Think and wonder, wonder and think.”

“You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.”

"Step with care and great tact. And remember that life's a great balancing act."

"You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut."

“Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!”

"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."

"Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you."

“If you never did you should. These things are fun, and fun is good.”

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

"Think! You can think any Think that you wish!"

"If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything."

"Be who you are and say what you mean because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!”

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

“It’s opener there in the wide open air.”

“If you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you will learn. Oh, the most wonderful stuff.”

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”

"Today I shall behave as if this is the day I will be remembered."

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

“It's opener, out there, in the wide, open air.”

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

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

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way!” 

“You oughta be thankful a whole heaping lot for the people and places you’re lucky you’re NOT.”

"You're on your own and you know what you know. And you are the one who'll decide where to go."

“Wherever you fly, you’ll be the best of the best. Wherever you go, you will top all the rest.”

“I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.”

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” 

“I'm sorry to say so but, sadly, it's true that Bang-ups and Hang-ups can happen to you.”

“And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed)."

“All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!”

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”

“Only you can control the future.”

“Reading can take you places you have never been before.”

“Everything stinks till it’s finished.”

"Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living."

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

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

“There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.” 

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So get on your way!”

“Don’t give up! I believe in you all."


Those are all the most inspirational Dr. Seuss graduation quotes about life.

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