Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago Illinois, to his father, Elias Disney, an Irish-Canadian, and his mother, Flora Call Disney, who was of German-American descent. Walt was one of five children, four boys and a girl.
Walt Disney is a legend; the 20th century’s folk hero. His worldwide popularity was based upon the ideals which his name represents: optimism, creation, imagination and self-made success in the American tradition.
A pioneer and innovator, and the possessor of one of the most fertile and unique imaginations the world has ever known. Walt Disney could take the dreams of America, and make them come true. He was a creator, a imaginative, and aesthetic person.
He brought us closer to the future, while telling us of the past, it is certain, that there will never be such a great a man, as Walt Disney.
These Walt Disney quotes from the man himself show you just how he was able to turn a cartoon mouse into a worldwide empire. Keep them handy if you’re wanting the same sort of success, and you have an idea that you want to become part of the real world.
Here is the compilation of Walt Disney general quotes we got you to add some relaxing and inspiring minutes to your hard working day.
“We are not trying to entertain the critics. I’ll take my chances with the public.”
“You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.”
“All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.”
“When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. And one thing it takes to accomplish something is courage.”
“I don’t like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It’s just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.”
“We allow no geniuses around our Studio.”
“Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.”
“I never called my work an ‘art’ It’s part of show business, the business of building entertainment.”
“I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.”
“Whenever I go on a ride, I’m always thinking of what’s wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.”
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
“Laughter is America’s most important export.”
“People still think of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these days is to sign a contract, a check, or an autograph.”
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