Dr. Seuss, born Theodor Seuss Geisel, would have been 115 years old Saturday. Dr. Seuss, who was considered one of the most influential authors of all time, was born Mar. 2, 1904 in Massachusetts. He was known for his books including “The Cat in the Hat” and “Green Eggs and Ham.”

Here are some of his inspirational quotes on relationship and fun, courtesy Keep In Spiring.

  1. “I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”
  2. “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're the one who'll decide where to go."
  3. “If things start happening, don’t worry. Don’t stew. Just go right along. You’ll start happening too.”
  4. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
  5. “You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.”
  6. “You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you’re the one who’ll decide where to go.”
  7. “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.”
  8. "Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh the thinks you can think up if only you try."
  9. "I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living."
  10. "If you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you will learn! The most wonderful stuff."
  11. “So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that life’s a Great Balancing Act.”
  12. “Adults are just outdated children.”
  13. “You do not like them. So you say. Try them! Try them! And you may!”
  14. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
  15. “Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered."
  16. “He who makes a beast out of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.”
  17. “Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry."
  18. “You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights."
  19. “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!"
  20. “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."
Dr. Seuss
A portrait of Dr. Seuss (Theodore Seuss Geisel) is seen during a press preview of an interactive exhibition dedicated to Dr. Seuss at the Children's Museum of Manhattan, New York City, July 6, 2004. Mario Tama/Getty Images
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