Wonderfully Silly and Inspiring Dr. Seuss Quotes to Use as Your Next Instagram Caption

Growing up, Dr. Seuss's delightfully written and illustrated children's books were our absolute favorites, and now that we're a little older, the storytelling within them remains as wondrous as ever.

From his whimsical worlds to his instantly recognizable rhyming schemes, Dr. Seuss was one-of-a-kind, and his works are as beloved today as they ever were. Want to celebrate the time-honored author? Here are some of our favorite of his quotes that also work as Instagram captions.

For when you're seizing the day in a magical and far-off land:

"Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away!"

Oh, the Places You'll Go

Dr. Seuss: Oh the Places You'll Go

(Oh, the Places You'll Go! via Penguin Random House)


For that contemplative library shot:

"It is better to know how to learn than to know."

-Dr. Seuss


For your biggest, pearliest grin:

"Teeth are always in style."

The Tooth Book


For that selfie that shows how truly unique you are:

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

Happy Birthday to You!


For the pic of you making the very most of an otherwise boring day:

"It is fun to have fun. But you have to know how."

The Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss: The Cat in the Hat

(The Cat in the Hat via Penguin Random House)


For the pic of you getting out in the world and making a difference:

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

The Lorax


For that spectacular photo you were only able to capture because you kept your eye out for it:

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

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut


For when something magical happens to you because you were curious:

"Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you."

Oh, the Places You'll Go!


For showing off your unusual sense of style:

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"

Dr. Seuss


For when you're not feeling up for anything but you're still looking cute:

"When you're in a slump, you're not in for much fun. Un-slumping yourself is not easily done."

Oh, the Places You'll Go


For that brilliant summer day that makes you optimistic about the future:

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

Dr. Seuss: One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

(One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish via Penguin Random House)


For the pic of you next to your massive to-be-read pile:

"You have to be a speedy reader because there's so, so much to read."

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut


Can't wait to start your next adventure? Click HERE for nine poems that will get you very excited about summer.