A List of Walt Disney Quotes

Walt Disney, the founder of the Disney empire once had a dream of creating a theme park that would attract people from all around the world. From this dream, the world famous theme parks, Disneyland and Disney World were created. From iconic characters like Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck and movies like Snow White and Beauty and the Beast, the Disney company has managed to help define the essence of childhood for millions of kids. The affects of what sprouted from one man’s dream will live on for generations to come.

Below are a few Walt Disney quotes.

“You reach a point where you don’t work for money.”

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

“When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.”

“If you can dream it, you can do it.Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.”

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

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

“The opportunities are still there.”

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

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

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

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

“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.”

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

“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.”

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

“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.”

“We believed in our idea – a family park where parents and children could have fun- together.”

“I believe in being an innovator.”

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

“It’s no secret that we were sticking just about every nickel we had on the chance that people would really be interested in something totally new and unique in the field of entertainment.”

“There is more treasure in 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.”

“A man should never neglect his family for business.”

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

“I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.”

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

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

“Our 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.”

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

“I don’t want the public to see the world they live in while they’re in the Park (Disneyland). I want to feel they’re in another world.”

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