Walt Disney Quotes (86 Quotes)


    Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.

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

    McDonald's says that its DreamWorks partnership will create ads and promotions that appeal to all age groups, not just to children. The appeal of McDonald's and the appeal of DreamWorks is very broad, ... It's families and it's adults.

    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.



    Of all the things I have done, the most vital is coordinating the talents of those who work for us and pointing them towards a certain goal.

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

    I cannot comment on prospective litigation.

    You reach a point where you don't work for money.

    Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.

    Girls bored me, they still do. I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I've ever known.

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

    Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children.

    She believed in dreams, alright, but shealso believed in doing something about them. When Prince Charmingdidnt come along, she went over to the palace and got him. -Walt Disney

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

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

    Disneyland is the star, everything else is in the supporting role.

    The era we are living in today is a dream of coming true.

    Laughter is America's most important export.

    the same thing could have happened on Halloween if somebody in the neighborhood had jumped out and scared him.

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

    All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

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

    so graphic or explicit as to be patently offensive.

    The workers in mainland China and inside the Disney park, their salaries are very low and the work days are very long,


    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.

    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.

    Give the public everything you can give them, keep the place as clean as you can keep it, keep it friendly.

    You're dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.

    The small amount of these activities shown in our films essentially depict villains or characterize these activities as unwholesome.

    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

    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.

    Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.

    Disney will promote IE (and no other browser) as the client browser software of choice for users of Disney Content.

    Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.

    always talking to Disney about how to build a great product for the consumer. We are very excited about the potential for working with them in developing an even deeper relationship.

    I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters - to make them personalities.

    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.

    Teenagers have to discover the product. (Then) they tell their friends and it grows through a grass roots marketing effort

    I started, actually, to make my first animated cartoon in 1920. Of course, they were very crude things then and I used sort of little puppet things.

    If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse.

    When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it's because he's so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.

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

    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.

    Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.

    Heigh ho, heigh ho It's off to work we go.

    There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.

    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.

    I never called my work an 'art' It's part of show business, the business of building entertainment.


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