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85 Inspirational Disney Quotes About Imagination and Success

Disney quotes to excite your imagination from the man behind the mouse!

Published on February 7, 2020 6:00 AM EST
Inspirational Disney Quotes About Imagination and Success

If you’re looking to put more pep in your step, lean on these Disney quotes to transform your ordinary day into a magical one. You’ll feel like you’re walking around in the happiest place on earth after reading these awesome Disney quotes!

You are probably familiar with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and other famous Disney characters.

Inspirational Disney Quotes About Imagination and Success

Founded in 1923 by Walt Disney, Disney is one of the largest independent media companies in the world. It started out in the animation industry and has since diversified into live-action film production, television, and theme parks.

Besides all the fun and entertainment, Disney is responsible for providing many motivational and inspirational stories for both children and adults.

In that respect, here are some inspiring Disney quotes from Disney film characters and Walt Disney himself. There is great wisdom to be found in these Disney quotes.

Don’t forget to also read our collection of Walt Disney quotes about dreams, life and greatness. We also have a collection of Beauty and the Beast quotes. Be sure to check that as well.

Inspirational Disney quotes about imagination and success

1. “You don’t have time to be timid. You must be bold and daring.” — Lumière, Beauty and the Beast

2. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” — Christopher Robin, Winnie the Pooh (see more Winnie the Pooh quotes)

3. “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” – Walt Disney

4. “If watching is all you’re gonna do, then you’re gonna watch your life go by without ya.” — Laverne, The Hunchback of Notre Dame

5. “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

6. “Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.” — Grandmother Willow, Pocahontas

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

8. “If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead.” — Gusteau (Ratatouille)

9. “Don’t just fly, soar.” — Dumbo (Dumbo)

10. “To infinity and beyond.” — Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story

11. “You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul.” – Ratatouille

Disney quotes to inspire you to success

12. “You control your destiny — you don’t need magic to do it. And there are no magical shortcuts to solving your problems.” — Merida (Brave)

13. “People often ask me if I know the secret of success and if I could tell others how to make their dreams come true. My answer is, you do it by working.” – Walt Disney

14. “Always let your conscience be your guide.” — Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio

15. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

16. “The very things that hold you down are going to lift you up.” — Timothy Mouse, Dumbo

17. “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and—snap!—the job’s a game!” – Mary Poppins (see all motivational Mary Poppins quotes)

18. “Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it.” – Rapunzel, Tangled

19. “Open different doors, you may find a you there that you never knew was yours. Anything can happen.” – Mary Poppins.

20. “I never look back, darling! It distracts me from the now.” – Edna Mode, The Incredibles.

21. “The only way to get what you want in this world is through hard work.” – Tiana, The Princess And the Frog.

Also read these quotes from Willy Wonka to awaken your imagination.

Inspirational Disney quotes about dreams

22. “No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true.” – Cinderella

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

24. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

25. “My dream wouldn’t be complete without you in it.” – Naveen, Princess And The Frog.

26. “If you can visualize it, if you can dream it, there’s some way to do it.” – Walt Disney

27. “I don’t want to survive. I want to live.” – The Captain, Wall-E.

28. “If you dream a thing more than once, it’s sure to come true.” – Aurora, Sleeping Beauty.

Disney quotes about love, family and friendship

29. “Remember, you’re the one who can fill the world with sunshine.” — Snow White (Snow White and the Seven Dwarves)

30. “Love is putting someone else’s needs before yours.” – Frozen

31. “I was hiding under your porch because I love you.” – UP

32. “Ohana means family, and family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” – Lilo & Stitch

33. “I’d rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you.” – John Smith, Pocahontas.

34. “Because when I look at you, I can feel it. And I look at you and I’m home.” – Dory, Finding Nemo.

35. “Any day spent with you is my favorite day. So, today is my new favorite day.” – Pooh, Winnie The Pooh

36. “To spend a life of endless bliss, just find who you love through true love’s kiss.” – Giselle, Enchanted.

37. “To laugh yourself is to love yourself.” – Mickey Mouse

38. “You can’t force someone to like you. It takes time for friendship to grow.” – Cody, Suite Life of Zack and Cody

39. “Some people are worth melting for.” – Olaf, Frozen

40. “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.” – Eeyore, Winnie the Pooh

Memorable Disney quotes

41. “The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.” — Rafiki, The Lion King

42. “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.” — The Emperor, Mulan

43. “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.” — Zeus, Hercules

44. “You will always remember this as the day that you almost caught Captain Jack Sparrow.” – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

45. “Ladies do not start fights, but they can finish them.” – The AristoCats

46. “She warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within.” – Beauty and the Beast

47. “When life gets you down do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming!” – Dory, Finding Nemo

48. “Look inside yourself, Simba. You are more than what you have become.” – Mufasa, The Lion King.

49. “When there’s too much to do, don’t let it bother you. Forget your troubles.” –Snow White, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

50. “Man has always learned from the past. After all, you can’t learn history in reverse!” – Archimedes, The Sword in the Stone

Disney quotes that will expand your mind

51. “The seaweed is always greener in somebody else’s lake.” – The Little Mermaid

52. “You’re only a fool if you give up.” – Aladdin

53. “And don’t spend your time lookin’ around for something you want that can’t be found.” – Jungle Book

54. “Think happy thoughts. – Peter Pan

55. “For every to, there is a fro. For every stop there is a go, and that’s what makes the world go round.” – The Sword in the Stone

56. “If you cannot say something nice, don’t say nothing at all.” – Bambi

57. “Darlin, forever is a long, long time, and time has a way of changing things.” – The Fox and the Hound

58. “All it takes is faith and trust.” – Peter Pan

59. “Listen with your heart, you will understand.” – Grandmother Willow

60. “Even miracles take a little time.” – Fairy Godmother

61. “Today is a good day to try.” – Quasimodo

62. “Just because it’s what’s done, doesn’t mean it’s what should be done.” – Cinderella

63. “The things that make me different are the things that make me.” – Piglet

64. “If you don’t know where you want to go, then it doesn’t matter which path you take.” – The Cheshire Cat

65. “Your identity is your most valuable possession. Protect it.” – Elastigirl

Disney quotes that will make your day

66. “But they say if you dream a thing more than once, it’s sure to come true.”— Aurora

67. “Good bye may seem forever. Farewell is like the end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be.” – Widow Tweed

68. “Every adventure requires a first step.”– Alice

69. “Our fate lives within us. You only have to be brave enough to see it.”— Merida

70. “It’s up to you how far you’ll go. If you don’t try, you’ll never know.”– Merlin

71. “Do not be followed by its commonplace appearance. Like so many things, it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.”— Merchant

72. “You are my greatest adventure.”– Mr. Incredible

73. “When you’re the best of friends having so much fun together, you’re not even aware you’re such a funny pair.”— The Fox and the Hound

74. “Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind.”– Stitch

75. “Your library makes our small corner of the world feel big…” ― Belle

Other magical Disney quotes

76. “When you find out who you are, you find out what you need.”
Mama Odie

77. “Now, think of the happiest things. It’s the same as having wings.”— Peter Pan

78. “You’re never too old to be young.”— Happy

79. “I’m only brave when I have to be. Being brave doesn’t mean you go looking for trouble.”— Mufasa

80. “To laugh at yourself is to love yourself.”– Mickey Mouse

81. “You’re mad. Bonkers. Off your head … But i’ll tell you a secret … some of the best people are.”— Alice

82. “To face the future with another who means more than any other is to be loved.” – The Rescuers

83. “Giving up is for rookies.”— Philoctetes

84. “The only thing predictable about life is its unpredictability.”— Remy

85. “When will my reflection show who I am inside?”— Mulan

Which Disney quotes were your favorite?

There is great wisdom to be found in the inspiring words of Disney film characters and Walt Disney himself. Besides the entertainment they provide, Disney movies can teach you a lot about life; even better than some motivational and personal development books.

Hopefully, these Disney quotes have inspired you to find the success you hope for; both in life and business.

Did you enjoy these Disney quotes? Which of the quotes was your favorite? Tell us in the comment section below. We would love to hear all about it.

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    Natalie Say

    March 28, 2020 at 2:20 AM

    I love Disney! In the midst of COVID-19, my family and I are binge-watching all the classic Disney movies.

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    Ava whitley-grassi

    February 6, 2020 at 1:29 PM

    these quotes are awesome they really lift you up and can put a smile on your face you have had a bad day

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