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10 Walt Disney Quotes to Spark Your Imagination

These quotes will reignite your creativity.

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There is much to learn from Walt Disney, but one of the biggest lessons you can take from him is to follow your dreams. What started as a cartoon sketch of a mouse transpired into a cultural icon, a world-renowned production studio, magical amusement park and much more. And every character from Mickey Mouse to Cinderella and Pinocchio, Disney’s works helped shape much of our own childhoods.

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Be inspired by the creator, imaginator and entrepreneur, with these 10 Walt Disney quotes.


On dreams

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

On perseverance

“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

On passion

“Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.” -- Walt Disney

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On mindset

“Why worry? If you've done the best you can, worrying won't make it any better.” -- Walt Disney

On leadership

“First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare.” -- Walt Disney

On getting started

“I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing -- that it was all started by a mouse.” -- Walt Disney

On success

“It's kind of fun to do the impossible.” -- Walt Disney

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On risk

“It's no secret that we were sticking just about every nickel we had on the chance that people would really be interested in something totally new and unique in the field of entertainment.” -- Walt Disney

On empowerment

"The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique." -- Walt Disney

On motivation

"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." -- Walt Disney