Walt Disney Quotes & Wallpapers

Walt Disney
Total Quotes: 433

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

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

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

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

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

I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now. Walt Disney

Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows. Walt Disney

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

Born of necessity, the little fellow 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

I do not make films primarily for children. I make them for the child in all of us, whether we be six or sixty. Walt Disney

Do a good job. You don't have to worry about the money; it will take care of itself. Just do your best work then try to trump it. Walt Disney

If anybody gets highbrow around the studio, out he goes. Walt Disney

Fantasy and reality often overlap. Walt Disney

Actually, if you could see close in my eyes, the American flag is waving in both of them and up my spine is growing this red, white and blue stripe. Walt Disney

Do what you do so well - and so uniquely - that people can't resist telling others about you Walt Disney

It's always a challenge bringing a great story classic to the screen. Giving visual form to the characters and places that have only existed in the imagination. But it's the kind of challenge we enjoy. Walt Disney

I don't pose as an authority on anything at all, I follow the opinions of the ordinary people I meet, and I take pride in the close-knit teamwork with my organization. Walt Disney

I think what I want Disneyland to be most of all is a happy place. Walt Disney

I'm not the perfectionist anymore. It's my staff. They're the ones always insisting on doing something better and better. Walt Disney

Disneyland would be a world of Americans, past and present, seen through the eyes of my imagination-a place of warmth and nostalgia, of illusion and color and delight. Walt Disney

Well it took many years. I started with many ideas, threw them away, started all over again. And eventually it evolved into what you see today at Disneyland Walt Disney

Think beyond your lifetime if you want to accomplish something truly worthwhile. Walt Disney

Mickey's a nice fellow who never does anyone any harm, who gets into scrapes through no fault of his own but always manages to come up grinning. Walt Disney

If it can be dreamed, it can be done. Walt Disney

The mind is the pilot. We think of things before the body does them. Walt Disney

Whether you say you can't or you can, you're right. Walt Disney

To some people, I am a kind of Merlin who takes lots of crazy chances, but rarely makes mistakes. Walt Disney

Think, Believe, Dream, and Dare. Walt Disney

Over at our place, we're sure of just one thing: everybody in the world was once a child. So in planning a new picture, we don't think of grown-ups, and we don't think of children. But just of that fine, clean, unspoiled spot down deep in every one of us, that maybe the world has made us forget. Walt Disney

EPCOT will be an experimental prototype community of tomorrow that will take its cue from the new ideas and new technologies that are now emerging from the creative centers of American industry. It will be a community of tomorrow that will never be completed, but will always be introducing and testing and demonstrating new materials and systems. And EPCOT will always be a showcase to the world for the ingenuity and imagination of American free enterprise. Walt Disney

We love to entertain kings and queens, but at Disneyland, everyone is a V.I.P. Walt Disney

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island and at the bottom of the Spanish Main... and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life. Walt Disney

I am interested in entertaining people, in bringing pleasure, particularly laughter, to others, rather than being concerned with expressing myself with obscure creative impressions. Walt Disney

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

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. 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

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. Walt Disney

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

I believe in being an innovator. Walt Disney

Disneyland is a show. Walt Disney

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

I just want to leave you with this thought, that it's just been sort of a dress rehearsal, and we're just getting started. So if any of you start resting on your laurels, I mean just forget it, because...we are just getting started. Walt Disney

Landscapes of great wonder and beauty lie under our feet and all around us. They are discovered in tunnels in the ground, the heart of flowers, the hollows of trees, fresh-water ponds, seaweed jungles between tides, and even drops of water. Life in these hidden worlds is more startling in reality than anything we can imagine. How could this earth of ours, which is only a speck in the heavens, have so much variety of life, so many curious and exciting creatures? Walt Disney

In bad times and in good I've never lost my sense of zest for life. Walt Disney

Too many people grow up. That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. They don't remember what it's like to be 12 years old. They patronize, they treat children as inferiors. Well I won't do that. Walt Disney

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

Ideas come from curiosity. Walt Disney

All right. I'm corny. But I think there's just about a-hundred-and-forty-million people in this country that are just as corny as I am. Walt Disney

Disneyland is not just another amusement park. It's unique, and I want it kept that way. Besides, you don't work for a dollar - you work to create and have fun. Walt Disney

I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination. Walt Disney

No matter what the provocation, I never fire a man who is honestly trying to deliver a job. Few workers who become established at the Disney Studio ever leave voluntarily or otherwise, and many have been on the payroll all their working lives. Walt Disney

I believe in being a motivator. Walt Disney

I definitely feel that we cannot do the fantastic things based on the real, unless we first know the real. Walt Disney

Disneyland is something that will never be finished. It's something that I can keep developing. It will be a live, breathing thing that will need change. A picture is a thing, once you wrap it up and turn it over to Technicolor, you're through. Snow White is a dead issue with me. But I can change the park, because it's alive. Walt Disney

I always like to look on the optimistic side of life... Walt Disney

I function better when things are going badly than when they're as smooth as whipped cream. Walt Disney

While the worriers are worrying, the planners are planning and the accountants are figuring out why we can't afford it, I'm busy getting started. Walt Disney

Money-or rather the lack of it to carry out my ideas-may worry me, but it does not excite me. Walt Disney

We have always tried to be guided by the basic idea that, in the discovery of knowledge, there is great entertainment - as, conversely, in all good entertainment, there is always some grain of wisdom, humanity, or enlightenment to be gained. Walt Disney

A prayer, it seems to me, implies a promise as well as a request; at the highest level, prayer not only is a supplication for strength and guidance, but also becomes an affirmation of life and thus a reverent praise of God. Walt Disney

That's what we storytellers do. We restore order with imagination. We instill hope again and again and again. Walt Disney

I am not interested in what a man can't do. I want to know what he CAN do. Walt Disney

I'm just corny enough to like to have a story hit me over the heart. Walt Disney

I thank God and America for the right to live and raise my family under the flag of tolerance, democracy and freedom. Walt Disney

The idea of Disneyland is a simple one. It will be a place for people to find happiness and knowledge. Walt Disney

Now when we opened Disneyland, outer space was Buck Rogers. Walt Disney

The most important thing is family. Walt Disney

Once a man has tasted freedom he will never be content to be a slave. That is why I believe that this frightfulness we see everywhere today is only temporary. Tomorrow will be better for as long as America keeps alive the ideals of freedom and a better life. All men will want to be free and share our way of life. There must be so much that I should have said, but haven't. What I will say now is just what most of us are probably thinking every day. I thank God and America for the right to live and raise my family under the flag of tolerance, democracy and freedom. Walt Disney

It is my wish to delight all members of the family, young and old, parent and child. Walt Disney

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

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