Walt Disney Quotes
1901 - 1996
Walt was a
great American cartoonist, the creator of Mickey Mouse.
A film producer and the man who started the Walt Disney theme parks.
He had many challenges over the years before reaching success. But he never
gave up, he had an idea, a dream. He believed in it when many others did not.
He persevered and today we see the results of his dream.
Walt Disneys efforts have
brought many a smile to people's faces!
"Laughter is America's most important export."
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In Disneyland, clocks and watches will lose all meaning, for there is no present. There is only yesterday, tomorrow, and the timeless land of fantasy.
Part of the Disney success is our ability to create a believable
world of dreams that appeals to all age groups. The kind of
entertainment we create is meant to appeal to every member of the family.
In bad times and in good I've never lost my sense of zest for life.”
Quotes about Life |
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
When you go to bat as many times as I do, you're bound
to get a good average. That's why I keep my projects diversified.
Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams, and the
hard facts that have created America...with hope that it will be a
source of joy and inspiration to all the world
Inspirational Quotes |
Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long.
We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new
things, because we're curious . . . and curiosity keeps leading us down
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than
educate people and hope they were entertained.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Get a good idea and stay with it. Do it, and work at it until it's done right.
A man should never neglect his
family for business.
You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the
teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
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I always like to look on the
optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life
is a complex matter.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Take Action Don't Procrastinate |
dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
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.
Funny Quotes about Life |
It's fun to do the impossible.
Positive Attitude |
You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the
world, but it requires people to make the dream a reality.
Dreams To Reality |
Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our
greatest national resource - the minds of our children.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Words of Encouragement |
Too many people grow up. That's the real
trouble with the world, too many people grow up.
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.
Quotes about Walt Disney
And he (Walt Disney) was resourceful and optimistic enough to persevere in
the face of loss and failure - indeed, early on, he suffered a series of
bad breaks that seems a reverse mirror image of the dazzling successes
Timothy S. Susanin, Walt before Mickey: Disney's Early Years, 1919-1928
Like so many of the great moguls, Disney was a very complex man,
imbued with an iron-like drive to succeed. A man of persistence
and perseverance, he would push, prod
and press those around him as he would himself.
Daniel Alef, Walt Disney: The Man Behind the Mouse
Disney is one of five children in his family; three out of the five ran
away from home due to Disney's strict and tyrant father, Elias Disney,
and only Walt and his brother Roy Disney stayed to go through the
lifestyle their father planned to raise them in.
Daniel Alef, Walt Disney: The Man Behind the Mouse
It was his (Walt Disney) imagination, his vision, his courage,
his thinking, his values, his will to achieve specific ends, that
focused and guided the thinking and work of those he employed
to help him create a successful business.
Barry Linetsky, The Business of Walt Disney and the Nine Principles of His Success
Following the vision of a better world he (Walt Disney) developed in his
early years, he managed to create new reality meant to help people
escape from the worries of everyday life.
The steps he made and the actions he took transformed the
world of animation and entertainment forever.
Michael Winicott, Walt Disney: Creativity Lessons: The great teachings of a huge innovator
He (Walt Disney) is a man who had a lot to give,
a man who wanted to share his dream with the world, and
a man achieved what he set out to achieve, proving that if you
work at something hard enough,
you will succeed at it.
Brian Morris, Disney: Where Dreams Come True
With everything from amusement parks to timeless children's classics
with his name on them, there are few in the world who do not know
of Walt Disney and his successes.
AA Christiansen, Walt Disney: The Man Behind The Magic
Success Are You Determined |
But like any true innovator, Disney was never satisfied to
repeat his past successes.
Alexander Kennedy, Walt Disney: Making Magic
But Walt Disney's influence cannot be measured by numbers or encomia.
It can only be measured by how thoroughly he reshaped the culture
and the American consciousness.
Neal Gabler, Walt Disney
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