Walt Disney Quotes




You reach a point where you don’t work for money.Walt Disney

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.Walt Disney

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.Walt Disney

I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters – to make them personalities.Walt Disney

We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us.Walt Disney




I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.Walt Disney

I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.Walt Disney

I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.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

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




You’re dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.Walt Disney

When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it’s because he’s so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.Walt Disney

We allow no geniuses around our Studio.Walt Disney

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

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

I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life… it’s money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true.Walt Disney