All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them.
If you can dream it, you can do it!
If you had the chance to change your fate, would you?
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
You'll never know until you try.
I do not make films primarily for children. I make them for the child in all of us, whether we be six or sixty.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
I don't believe in playing down to children, either in life or in motion pictures. I didn't treat my own youngsters like fragile flowers, and I think no parent should. Children are people, and they should have to reach to learn about things, to understand things, just as adults have to reach if they want to grow in mental stature. Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows. Most things are good, and they are the strongest things; but there are evil things too, and you are not doing a child a favor by trying to shield him from reality. The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil, and that is what our pictures attempt to do.
Deeds rather than words6
You don't always need dialogue to tell a story.
Why say it when you can sing it?
Nearly everybody gets twitterpated in the springtime.
A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there.
I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing -- that it was all started by a mouse.
Disneyland isn't designed just for children. When does a person stop being a child? Can you say that a child is ever entirely eliminated from an adult?
Fairy tales are for everyone.
Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
Opening Speech - Disneyland California4
We keep moving forward, opening new doors... because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
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.
Like Alice stepping through the Looking Glass, to step through the portals of Disneyland will be like entering another world.
If you think your family's different, wait 'til you meet the family of the future.
about Meet the Robinsons2
Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end. He popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad twenty years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner. Born of necessity, the little fellow literally freed us of immediate worry.
There's no reason not to wish upon a star.
Girls bored me - they still do. I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I've ever known.
Laughter is America's most important export.