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Walt Disney – 28 Quotes

 

28 Quotes by Walt Disney

 

If you can dream it, you can do it.

– Walt Disney


You can’t just let nature run wild.

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


A man should never neglect his family for business.

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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


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

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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

– Walt Disney


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


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


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


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


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.

– Walt Disney


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


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


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.

– Walt Disney


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


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.

– Walt Disney


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