Walt Disney Quotes (68 quotations)

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1. A man should never neglect his family for business. - Walt Disney

2. 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

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

4. All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney

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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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. - Walt Disney

9. 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. - Walt Disney

10. Biggest problem? Well, I'd say it's been my biggest problem all my life. MONEY. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true. From the very start it was a problem. Getting the money to open Disneyland. About seventeen million it took. And we had everything mortgaged including my personal insurance. - Walt Disney

11. 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. - Walt Disney

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

13. Disneyland is a show. - Walt Disney

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

15. Disneyland is the star, everything else is in the supporting role. - Walt Disney

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

17. Girls bored me - they still do. I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I've ever known. - Walt Disney

18. He [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

19. Here in Florida, we have something special we never enjoyed at Disneyland...the blessing of size. There's enough land here to hold all the ideas and plans we can possibly imagine. - Walt Disney

20. 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

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

22. I believe in being an innovator. - Walt Disney

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

24. 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. - Walt Disney

25. I first saw the site for Disneyland back in 1953, In those days it was all flat land - no rivers, no mountains, no castles or rocket ships - just orange groves, and a few acres of walnut trees. - Walt Disney

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