Quotes From Walt Disney Himself About Dreams, Imagination And Life

Quotes from Walt Disney himself:

American film producer; animator, director, entrepreneur, screen writer and voice actor Walt Disney is one of my few favorite inspirational personalities of the world.

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Walt Disney Quotes

As a kid, I was already inspired by his creativity and innovation. Among the many books written about Walt Disney, “How to Be Like Walt: Capturing the Disney Magic Every Day of Your Life” by Pat Williams is my all-time favorite book.

Anyway, today I would like to share with you some of quotes from walt disney himself about dreams, imagination and life.

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

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

“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.”

“Somehow I can’t believe there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secret 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 and the greatest of these is Confidence. When you believe a thing, believe it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.”

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

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

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

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

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

“We are not trying to entertain the critics. I’ll take my chances with the public.”

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

“When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. And one thing it takes to accomplish something is courage.”

“Tomorrow can be a wonderful age.”

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

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

“Whenever I go on a ride, I’m always thinking of what’s wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.”

“You are dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.”

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

“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.”

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

“When we consider a project, we really study it–not just the surface idea, but everything about it. And when we go into that new project, we believe in it all the way. We have confidence in our ability to do it right. And we work hard to do the best possible job.”

“I’m doing this because I want to do it better.”

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

“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 he has been alive.”

“Whatever we accomplish is due to the combined effort. The organization must be with you or you don’t get it done… In my organization there is respect for every individual, and we all have a keen respect for the public.”

“I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.”

“Because the eyes is the most sensitive and dependable of our sense organs, the motion picture offers the wildest, direct avenue toiyr emotions.”

“It has that thing – the imagination, and the feeling of happy excitement- I knew when I was a kid.”