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One of the most successful and well-known entrepreneurs in the world was Walt Disney. He was born in 1901 in Chicago, and started his career by working on animations with his brother Roy. Over the years, he created some of the most iconic characters and stories that continue to entertain people all over the world. Despite some initial failures, Disney ultimately built an empire that is still going strong today. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the life and achievements of this remarkable entrepreneur.

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About Walt Disney

birth of the author

December 5, 1901

death of the author

December 15, 1966

occupation of the author

Entrepreneur, Animator, Voice Actor, Film Producer

award of the author

26 Academy Awards , 3 Golden Globe Awards, 1 Emmy Award


Have confidence in your ability to do it right, and work hard to do the best possible job. — Walt Disney

Disneyland is a work of love. — Walt Disney

Besides, you don’t work for a dollar–you work to create and have fun. — Walt Disney

Get a good idea and stay with it. dog it, and work at it until it’s done right. — Walt Disney

have confidence in your ability to do it right and work hard to do the best possible job Walt Disney quote

Do a good job. You don’t have to worry about the money; it will take care of itself. Just do your best work then try to trump it. — Walt Disney

I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination. — 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

Disneyland is not just another amusement park. It’s unique, and I want it kept that way. Besides, you don’t work for a dollar–you work to create and have fun. — Walt Disney

To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession. — Walt Disney

disneyland is a work of love Walt Disney quote

In my view, wholesome pleasure, sport, and recreation are as vital to this nation as productive work and should have a large share in the national budget. — Walt Disney

Everything that matters to we can work out as expected, in the event that we have the strength to seek after them. — Walt Disney

I never called my work an ‘art’. It’s part of show business, the business of building entertainment. — Walt Disney

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

I have watched constantly that in our work the highest moral and spiritual standards are upheld, whether my productions deal with fable or with stories of living action. — Walt Disney

besides you don t work for a dollar you work to create and have fun Walt Disney quote

If anybody gets highbrow around the studio, out he goes. — Walt Disney

We allow no geniuses around our Studio. — Walt Disney


I resent the limitations of my own imagination. — Walt Disney

Worry is a waste of imagination. — Walt Disney


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My imagination creates my reality. — Walt Disney

i resent the limitations of my own imagination Walt Disney quote

It has that thing–the imagination, and the feeling of happy excitement–I knew when I was a kid. — Walt Disney

That’s what we storytellers do. We restore order with imagination. We instill hope again and again and again. — Walt Disney

It’s always a challenge bringing a great story classic to the screen. Giving visual form to the characters and places that have only existed in the imagination. But it’s the kind of challenge we enjoy. — Walt Disney


Most of my life I have done what I wanted to do. I have had fun on the job. — Walt Disney

If watching is all you’re going to do, then you’re going to watch your life go by without you. — Walt Disney

most of my life i have done what i wanted to do i have had fun on the job Walt Disney quote

Every man is captain of his career and there must be cooperation all around if he is to get what he wants out of life. — Walt Disney

I just needed to get out on my own, live my own life. And I did, and it’s great. — Walt Disney

I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it. — Walt Disney

The greatest moments in life are not concerned with selfish achievements, but rather with the things we do for others — 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

i just needed to get out on my own live my own life and i did and it s great Walt Disney quote

You’ll be a poorer person all your life if you don’t know some of the great stories and great poems. — Walt Disney

In bad times and in good I’ve never lost my sense of zest for life. — Walt Disney

I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. — Walt Disney

I have never been interested in personal gain or profit. This business and this studio have been my entire life. — Walt Disney

If you act like an adult when you’re a kid you can afford to act like a kid the rest of your life. — Walt Disney

in bad times and in good i ve never lost my sense of zest for life Walt Disney quote

Tomorrow will be better for as long as America keeps alive the ideals of freedom and a better life. — Walt Disney

After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here. — Walt Disney

The life and ventures of Mickey Mouse have been closely bound up with my own personal and professional life. — Walt Disney

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood. — Walt Disney

Life is beautiful. It’s about giving. It’s about family. — Walt Disney

life is beautiful it s about giving it s about family Walt Disney quote

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

The inclination of my life…has been to do things & make things which will give pleasure to people in new and amazing ways. — Walt Disney

Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows. — Walt Disney

I think of a child’s mind as a blank book. During the first years of his life, much will be written on the pages. The quality of that writing will affect his life profoundly. — Walt Disney

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. — Walt Disney

Think beyond your lifetime if you want to accomplish something truly worthwhile. — Walt Disney

Even miracles take a little time. — Walt Disney

Forever is a long long time and time has a way of changing things. — Walt Disney


Today we are shapers of the world of tomorrow. — Walt Disney

Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world. — Walt Disney

today we are shapers of the world of tomorrow Walt Disney quote

That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. — Walt Disney

Fancy being remembered around the world for the invention of a mouse! — Walt Disney

I just want it to look like nothing else in the world. And it should be surrounded by a train. — Walt Disney

Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy. — Walt Disney

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

that s the real trouble with the world too many people grow up they forget Walt Disney quote

I don’t want the public to see the world they live in while they’re in the Park (Disneyland). I want to feel they’re in another world. — Walt Disney

It is a curious thing that the more the world shrinks because of electronic communications, the more limitless becomes the province of the storytelling entertainer. — Walt Disney

Always, as you travel, assimilate the sounds and sights of the world. — Walt Disney

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Disneyland is like Alice stepping through the Looking Glass; to step through the portals of Disneyland will be like entering another world. — Walt Disney

The most exciting and, by far, the most important part of our Florida project, in fact, the heart of everything well be doing in Disney World, will be our experimental prototype city of tomorrow. We call it EPCOT. — Walt Disney

fancy being remembered around the world for the invention of a mouse Walt Disney quote

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

Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world. — Walt Disney

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. — Walt Disney

Disneyland would be a world of Americans, past and present, seen through the eyes of my imagination––a place of warmth and nostalgia, of illusion and color and delight. — Walt Disney

Moving pictures can be and will be new and fresh and exciting as long as there are ideas and talent in the world. — Walt Disney

here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday tomorrow and fantasy Walt Disney quote

Many of the things that seem impossible now will become realities tomorrow. — Walt Disney

The wonders of nature are endless. — Walt Disney


We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies. — Walt Disney

People spend money when and where they feel good. — Walt Disney

Money doesn’t excite me–my ideas excite me. — Walt Disney

we don t make movies to make money we make money to make more movies Walt Disney quote

Money–or rather the lack of it to carry out my ideas–may worry me, but it does not excite me. — Walt Disney

I’ve always been bored with just making money. I’ve wanted to do things; I wanted to build things, to get something going. What money meant to me was that I was able to get money to do that for me. — Walt Disney


When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable. — Walt Disney

I believe that laughter is our greatest export — Walt Disney

Growing up isn’t simply getting old… Growing up is when you don’t believe anymore. — Walt Disney

when you believe 
in a thing believe in it all the way implicitly and unquestionable Walt Disney quote

Speaking for the one field which I feel definitely qualified to comment on, I fully believe the animated picture will emerge as one of the greatest mediums, not only of entertainment but also of education. — Walt Disney

Anything that has the Disney name to it is something we feel responsible for. — Walt Disney


I think what I want Disneyland to be most of all is a happy place… — Walt Disney

Why be a governor or senator when you can be king of Disneyland? — Walt Disney

The idea of Disneyland is a simple one. It will be a place for people to find happiness and knowledge. — Walt Disney

i think what i want disneyland to be most of all is a happy place Walt Disney quote

The way I see it, Disneyland will never be finished. — Walt Disney

That place [disneyland] is my baby, and i would prostitute myself for it. — Walt Disney

Disneyland is like a piece of clay: If there is something I don’t like, I’m not stuck with it. I can reshape and revamp. — Walt Disney

We love to entertain kings and queens, but at Disneyland, everyone is a V.I.P. — Walt Disney

Now when we opened Disneyland, outer space was Buck Rogers. — Walt Disney

why be a governor or senator when you can be king of disneyland Walt Disney quote

Disneyland is the star, everything else is in the supporting role. — 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

When I started on Disneyland, my wife used to say, “But why do you want to build an amusement park? They’re so dirty.” I told her that was just the point–mine wouldn’t be. — Walt Disney

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 at Disneyland — Walt Disney

Disneyland is often called a magic kingdom because it combines fantasy and history, adventure and learning, together with every variety of recreation and fun designed to appeal to everyone. — Walt Disney

the way i see it disneyland will never be finished Walt Disney quote

Here in Florida, we have something special we never enjoyed at Disneyland: the blessing of size. There’s enough land here to hold all of the ideas and plans we can possibly imagine. — Walt Disney

I first saw the site for Disneyland back in 1953, In those days it was all flat land–no rivers, no mountains, no castles or rocket ships–just orange groves, and a few acres of walnut trees. — Walt Disney


Every child is born blessed with a vivid imagination. — Walt Disney

I do not make films primarily for children. I make them for the child in all of us, whether we be six or sixty. — Walt Disney

Our greatest national resource is the minds of our children. — Walt Disney

every child is born blessed with a vivid imagination Walt Disney quote

The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil… — Walt Disney

I have long felt that the way to keep children out of trouble is to keep them interested in things. — Walt Disney

I don’t believe in talking down to children. I don’t believe in talking down to any certain segment. — Walt Disney

Both my study of Scripture and my career in entertaining children have taught me to cherish them. — Walt Disney

We believed in our idea–a family park where parents and children could have fun–together. — Walt Disney

our greatest national resource is the minds of our children Walt Disney quote

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. — Walt Disney

It is my wish to delight all members of the family, young and old, parent and child. — Walt Disney

Crowded classrooms and half–day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource–the minds of our children. — Walt Disney

If I depended on critics and children to make a living I’d grow broke. — Walt Disney

Every child is born blessed with a vivid imagination. But just as a muscle grows flabby with disuse, so the bright imagination of a child pales in later years if he ceases to exercise it. — Walt Disney

the important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil Walt Disney quote

My business is making people, especially children, happy. I have dedicated much of my time to a study of the problems of children. — Walt Disney

Our heritage and ideals, our code and standards–the things we live by and teach our children–are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings. — Walt Disney

WALT DISNEY Quotes Take Away

Walt Disney was a master of inspiring people with his words. His quotes are as relevant today as they were when he first said them. If you need a little inspiration to get moving, or some motivation to keep going, look no further than the wisdom of Walt Disney. We hope these quotes have motivated you to check out our courses and learn more about how to create successful digital marketing campaigns that achieve your business goals.

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