Walt Disney Quotes (86 Quotes)

    A whole new era in Disney animated entertainment begins.

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

    I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.

    A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter what the outcome, he will know h

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

    We allow no geniuses around our Studio.

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

    That place is my baby and I would prostitute myself for it.

    When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.

    I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.

    Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.

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

    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.

    Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets 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,

    I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.

    Bear Stearns reiterated its attractive ... We think Disney presents an attractive riskreward opportunity, the greatest risk being dead money for the next six months, barring any further downward revisions.

    A man should never neglect his family for business.

    I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.

    Born of necessity, the little fellow Mickey Mouse literally freed us of immediate worry. He provided the means for expanding our organization to its present dimensions and for extending the medium cartoon animation towards new entertainment levels. He spelled production liberation for us.

    There is a natural hootchy-kootchy motion to a goldfish.

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

    There's nothing funnier than the human animal.

    Mickey Mouse 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.

    lost among the other battles being fought on a crowded cultural battlefield.

    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.

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

    You know, you're just not supposed to be hitting a flip wedge into that hole,

    leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow and fantasy.

    All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.

    I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.

    We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us.

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

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