27 Splendid Walt Disney Quotes

Walt Disney is known for a lot of things. From his theme park Disneyland to his productions of cartoons, Disney was a pioneer in the animation industry. Most known for his characters Mickey Mouse, the Disney Princesses, and more, Disney left a legacy behind that spoke volumes. Here is a look at some of the most notable Walt Disney quotes ever recorded.

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

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

“Fantasy and reality often overlap.”

“First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare.”

“For every laugh, there should be a tear.”

“Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.”


“I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing — that it was all started by a mouse.”

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

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

“Laughter is America’s most important export.”

“Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever.”

“Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.”

“That’s the real trouble with the world. Too many people grow up.”

“The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.”

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

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

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

“The worst of us is not without innocence, although buried deeply it might be.”

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

“There’s nothing funnier than the human animal.”

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

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

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

“Why worry? If you’ve done the very best you can, worrying won’t make it any better.”

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

“You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”

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

Here is a great up close and personal interview with Walt Disney as he discusses making animation films and what it is like to use humans in movies as he competes in cinema.