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Walt Disney was an American businessman, animator, voice actor, producer and cartoonist, creating the well-loved cartoon character – Micky Mouse.

Walt Disney has become the cultural icon for entertainment throughout the world.

Here are 50 Inspirational Walt Disney Quotes:

1. “I am interested in entertaining people, in bringing pleasure, particularly laughter, to others, rather than being concerned with ‘expressing’ myself with obscure creative impressions.” – Walt Disney

2. “We are not trying to entertain the critics. I’ll take my chances with the public.” – Walt Disney

3. “I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.” – Walt Disney

4. “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” – Walt Disney

5. “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

6. “All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.” – Walt Disney

7. “When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it’s because he’s so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.” – Walt Disney

8. “Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.” – Walt Disney

9. “When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. And one thing it takes to accomplish something is courage.” – Walt Disney

10. “I don’t like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It’s just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.” – Walt Disney

11. “Somehow I can’t believe there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secret of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C’s. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy and the greatest of these is Confidence. When you believe a thing, believe it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.” – Walt Disney

12. “We allow no geniuses around our Studio.” – Walt Disney

13. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

14. “I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.” – Walt Disney

15. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

16. “He popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.” – Walt Disney

17. “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.” – Walt Disney

18. “Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.” – Walt Disney

19. “I never called my work an ‘art’ It’s part of show business, the business of building entertainment.” – Walt Disney

20. “I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.” – Walt Disney

21. “Whenever I go on a ride, I’m always thinking of what’s wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.” – Walt Disney

22. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

 

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23. “Laughter is America’s most important export.” – Walt Disney

24. “People still think of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these days is to sign a contract, a check, or an autograph.” – Walt Disney

25. “Why do we have to grow up? I know more adults who have the children’s approach to life. They’re people who don’t give a hang what the Jones’ do. You see them at Disneyland every time you go there. They are not afraid to be delighted with simple pleasures, and they have a degree of contentment with what life has brought – sometimes it isn’t much, either.” – Walt Disney

26. “The era we are living in today is a dream of coming true.” – Walt Disney

27. “There is more treasure n books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island and at the bottom of the Spanish Main … and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.” – Walt Disney

28. “Your dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.” – Walt Disney

29. “Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards – the things we live by and teach our children – are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.” – Walt Disney

30. “I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.” – Walt Disney

31. “Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource – the minds of our children.” – Walt Disney

32. “You reach a point where you don’t work for money.” – Walt Disney

33. “Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.” – Walt Disney

34. “I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” – Walt Disney

35. “Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.” – Walt Disney

36. “I have no use for people who throw there weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.” – Walt Disney

37. “Adults are interested if you don’t play down to the little 2 or 3 year olds or talk down. I don’t believe in talking down to children. I don’t believe in talking down to any certain segment. I like to kind of just talk in a general way to the audience. Children are always reaching.” – Walt Disney

38. “A man should never neglect his family for business.” – Walt Disney

39. “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” – Walt Disney

40. “When we consider a project, we really study it–not just the surface idea, but everything about it. And when we go into that new project, we believe in it all the way. We have confidence in our ability to do it right. And we work hard to do the best possible job.” – Walt Disney

41. “I believe in being an motivator.” – Walt Disney

42. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

43. “We did it [Disneyland], in the knowledge that most of the people I talked to thought it would be a financial disaster – closed and forgotten within the first year.” – Walt Disney

44. “Girls bored me, they still do. I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I’ve ever known.” – Walt Disney

45. “All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney

46. “There is great comfort and inspiration in the feeling of close human relationships and its bearing on our mutual fortunes – a powerful force, to overcome the “tough breaks” which are certain to come to most of us from time to time” – Walt Disney

47. “I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life… it’s money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true.” – Walt Disney

48. “You can’t just let nature run wild.” – Walt Disney

49. “When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.” – Walt Disney

50. “The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.” – Walt Disney

What’s your favorite Walt Disney Quote? Share your favorite quote in the comment section below.

I am the the Founder of Addicted2Success.com and I am so grateful you're here to be part of this awesome community. I love connecting with people who have a passion for Entrepreneurship, Self Development & Achieving Success. I started this website with the intention of educating and inspiring likeminded people to always strive for success no matter what their circumstances.I'm proud to say through my podcast and through this website we have impacted over 100 million lives in the last 6 and a half years.

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  1. stephen osoko

    Jan 17, 2016 at 11:01 pm

    “Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.” – Walt Disney
    This just says it all.

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