115 Marvelous Disney Quotes to Pursue Your Dreams


Have you spent countless hours as a kid watching Disney movies? Then you will definitely appreciate our collection of the best Disney quotes of all time. And if you cannot get enough, here are even more quotes by the creator himself, Walt Disney, plus some of the greatest quotes from Disney movies.

What started in 1923 as a small production company of silent films has developed into a multinational entertainment network over centuries. Disney nowadays operates theme parks, radio and television channels, movie studios, as well as an investment banking subsidiary. As the Disney empire keeps on growing – especially with the addition of Star Wars, it’s time to take a look back at the company’s greatest works of fiction.

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

Disney’s history is packed with cartoons and movies that have defined the childhood of millions around the world. Most of us fondly enjoy thinking back to those precious moments in our childhood during which our favorite Disney characters sparked our imagination. Whom of us hasn’t been on numerous marvelous adventures with Mickey Mouse, Cinderella, Alladin, Buzz Lightyear or Arielle during their childhood?

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Inspirational Disney quotes like this encourage you to dream big

To bring back all those cherished childhood memories, we have collected some of the most inspirational Disney quotes of all time. Even though many quotes are from movies targeted at children, there is an astonishing amount of great wisdom and invaluable life lessons to be found in almost all of them.

115 Marvelous Disney Quotes to Pursue Your Dreams

What is wonderful about the following quotes is that they will inspire you to dream big and will give you the courage to pursue your dreams. As such, many of the following Disney quotes are principles you can live by. Other sentences are pure inspirational gold that will motivate you to reach for the stars. Enjoy reading!

Here’s our list of beautiful Disney quotes


Disney quote by Cinderella

“When there is kindness, there is goodness. When there is goodness, there is magic.”
Cinderella’s Mother, Cinderella


Disney quote about adversity

“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.”
Mulan’s Father, Mulan


Disney quote about wonderful moments

“The film can never be the book. But what it can be – if we work hard – is what the book makes us feel. It can be those moments in the book that are everything to us, those characters that are everything to us.”
Walt Disney


Jungle book quote

“Look for the bare necessities. The simple bare necessities. Forget about your worries and your strife.”
Baloo, The Jungle Book


Quote about being a spectator

“Quasi, take it from an old spectator. Life’s not a spectator sport. If watchin’ is all you’re gonna do, then you’re gonna watch your life go by without ya.”
Gargoyle Laverne, The Hunchback of Notre Dame


“If you do your best each and every day, good things are sure to come your way.”
Princess Tiana, The Princess and the Frog


“We’ll build a bridge of love between two worlds.”


“To the youngsters of today, I say believe in the future, the world is getting better; there still is plenty of opportunity.”
Walt Disney


“If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead. Now go up and look around”
Gusteau, Ratatouille


“If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there”
Cheshire Cat, Alice in Wonderland


“The fairy tale of film – created with the magic of animation – is the modern equivalent of the great parables of the Middle Ages.”
Walt Disney


“Rest your head, close to my heart, never to part, baby of mine.”


“A thief that steals from those in need has no honor.”
Robin Hood


“You leave town for a couple of decades and they change everything.”
Phoebus, The Hunchback of Notre Dame


“Greater love hath no one than he who lays down his life for his friend.”
Bagheera, The Jungle Book


“I ask for nothing, I can get by
But I know so many less lucky than I
Please help my people, the poor and downtrod
I thought we all were the children of God
God help the outcasts, children of God.”
Esmeralda, The Hunchback of Notre Dame


“Like two eagles soar as one upon the river of the wind with the promise of forever, we will take the past and learn how to begin.”


“Without personality a story cannot ring true to the audience.”
Walt Disney


“You can’t put a price tag on creativity”
Walt Disney


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


“My, what beautiful blossoms we have this year. But look, this one’s late. But I’ll bet that when it blooms, it will be the most beautiful of all.”
Fa Zhou, Mulan


“Good Geppetto, you have given so much happiness to others, that you deserve to have your wish come true.”
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio


“Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?”
The Evil Queen, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves


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


“Listen with your heart, you will understand.”


“Little puppet made of pine, awake. The gift of life is thine.”
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio


“Love goes on and on.”
Robin Hood


“I’m gonna do my best to take my place in the sun.”
Princess Tiana, The Princess and the Frog


“New and a bit alarming. Who’d have ever thought this could be? True that he’s no Prince Charming but there’s something in him that I simply didn’t see.”
Belle, Beauty and the Beast


“I have to tell you a secret that will see you through all the trials that life can offer. Have courage and be kind.”
Cinderella’s Mother, Cinderella


“What a cute little chair. Why, there’s seven little chairs. Must be seven little children. And from the look of this table, seven untidy little children.”
Snow White, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves


“Sometimes the right path is not always the easiest.”


“Side by side with your loved one, you’ll find enchantment here. The night will weave its magic spell, when the one you love is near.”
Bella Notte, Lady and the Tramp


“That’s a naughty word. We never rob. We just sort of borrow a bit from those who can afford it.”
Robin Hood


“With every kiss, we’ll promise this, we’ll find a way to light the dawn of all we wish.”


“Don’t you see? She’s the one. The girl we have been waiting for. She has come to break the spell.”
Lumiere, Beauty and the Beast


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


“The victim of the sleeping death can be revived only by love’s first kiss.”
Queen, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves


“Prove yourself brave, truthful, and unselfish, and someday, you will be a real boy.”
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio


“I know every rock and tree and creature has a life, has a spirit, has a name.”


“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”
Alice, Alice in Wonderland


“Candlelight, privacy, music. Can’t think of a better place for hand-to-hand combat.”
Phoebus, The Hunchback of Notre Dame


“I was hiding under your porch because I love you.”
Dug, Up


“We can translate the ancient fairy tale into its modern equivalent without losing the lovely patina and savor of its once-upon-a-time quality. We have proved that age-old kind of entertainment based on the classic fairy tale recognizes no young, no old.”
Walt Disney


“Nonsense, child. If you’d lost all your faith, I couldn’t be here. And here I am.”
Fairy Godmother, Cinderella


“Rise and rise again until lambs become lions”
Robin Hood


“Good-Bye is an easy word to say but try saying it to a friend. If I never knew you, I’d be safe, but half as real, never knowing I could feel.”


“The children aren’t puppies, they’re people. And sooner or later Nana, people have to grow up.”
Mr. Darling, Peter Pan


“My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as fast as that.”
The Queen, Alice in Wonderland


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


“I’ve heard a great deal about you, Fa Mulan. You stole your father’s armor, ran away from home, impersonated a soldier, deceived your commanding officer, dishonored the Chinese Army, destroyed my palace, and… you have saved us all.”
The Emperor, Mulan


“Ah, but remember faint hearts never won fair lady.”
Robin Hood


“I’m sure I’ll get along somehow. Everything’s going to be alright.”
Snow White, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves


“You take me as your prisoner, and now you want to have dinner with me? Are you insane?”
Belle, Beauty and the Beast


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


“A lie keeps growing and growing until it’s as plain as the nose on your face.”
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio


“The most important thing I said to myself was, ‘This is a film.’ I’m not just trying to put the book on screen. I couldn’t do that – I couldn’t do it justice.”
Walt Disney


“The greatest gift and honor is having you for a daughter.”
Fa Zhou, Mulan


“When the three of us were young, we were taught that the world is full of magic.”
Denahi, Brother Bear


“Over the seven jeweled hills, beyond the seventh wall, in the cottage of the seven dwarfs, dwells Snow White, fairest one of all.”
Magic Mirror, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves


“I’d rather be smart than be an actor.”


“When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved.”
Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper


“When the world turns its back on you, YOU turn your back on the world.”
Timon, The Lion King


“The humans have tried everything. Now it’s up to us dogs, and the twilight bark.”
Danny, One Hundred and One Dalmatians


“Bless the seven little men who have been so kind to me, and—and may my dreams come true. Amen. Oh yes, and please make Grumpy like me.”
Snow White, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves


“Now, remember, Pinocchio: be a good boy. And always let your conscience be your guide.”
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio


“The secret to success is to never go for the prettiest one.”
Robin Hood


“The very things that held you down are gonna carry you up and up and up.”
Timothy Mouse, Dumbo


“My dream wouldn’t be complete without you in it.”
Princess Tiana, The Princess and the Frog


“A lie keeps growing and growing until it’s as plain as the nose on your face.”
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio


“A single grain of rice can tip the scale. One man may be the difference between victory and defeat.”
The Emperor, Mulan


“Now, a formula to transform my beauty into ugliness. Change my queenly raiment to a peddler’s cloak. Mummy dust, to make me old. To shroud my clothes, the black of night. To age my voice, an old hag’s cackle. To whiten my hair, a scream of fright. A blast of wind to fan my hate. A thunderbolt to mix it well. Now, begin thy magic spell.”
Queen, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves


“If she is the one who’ll break the spell, you must finally learn to love.”
Narrator, Beauty and the Beast


“Straight from heaven up above, here is a baby for you to love.”
Mr. Stork, Dumbo


“I want adventure in the great wide somewhere”
Belle, Beauty and the Beast


“I wouldn’t have nothing if I didn’t have you.”
Mike, Monsters Inc


“You can’t catch me and make me a man.”
Peter Pan


“I’d rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you.”


“Deep in my soul I know that I’m your destiny.”


“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
The White Queen, Alice in Wonderland


“There’s magic in the air tonight, and anything can happen.”
Princess Tiana, The Princess and the Frog


“There are no dead ends, Hiro.”
Disney, Big Hero Six


“Learning softeneth the heart and breedeth gentleness and charity.”
Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper


“Remember you’re the one who can fill the world with sunshine.”
Snow White, Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs


“Don’t spend your time looking around for something you want that can’t be found.”
Baloo, The Jungle Book


“Yeah, this ain’t gonna be pretty. But don’t you worry, okay? Things will work out. We started this thing together, and that’s how we’ll finish it. I promise.”
Mushu, Mulan


“I have to leave. It’s hard to explain. Lizards and pumpkins and… things.”


“If you are what you eat, then I only want to eat the good stuff.”
Remy, Ratatouille


“We had fantastical feasts… when I lived in the palace.”
Ursula, The Little Mermaid


“I live for furs. I worship furs! After all, is there a woman in all this wretched world who doesn’t?”
Cruella De Vil, One Hundred and One Dalmatians


“Begin at the beginning,” the King said, very gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”
The King, Alice in Wonderland


“Well, you don’t look exactly like a basket of fruit yourself.”
Baloo, The Jungle Book


“Cast your doubts aside and fly.”
Disney, Dumbo


“I don’t want you guys sitting behind desks. I want you out in the park, watching what people are doing and finding out how you can make the place more enjoyable for them.”
Disney, Be Our Guest


“The water’s always changing, always flowing. But people, I guess, can’t live like that.”


“Well… guess he won’t need me anymore. What does an actor want with a conscience, anyway?”
Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio


“If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.”
The Duchess, Alice in Wonderland


“Oh, for badness’ sake!” said Evil Queen. “World domination can wait another thirty seconds!”
Disney, Descendants


“Man village? They’ll ruin him. They’ll make a man out of him.”
Baloo, The Jungle Book


“Kings cannot ennoble thee, thou good, great soul, for One who is higher than kings hath done that for thee; but a king can confirm thy nobility to men.”
Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper


“Living isn’t just about loving someone. Living is enjoying what you have as you have it.”
Disney, A Frozen Heart


“You know, I was stumped one day when a little boy asked, ‘Do you draw Mickey Mouse?’ I had to admit I do not draw anymore. ‘Then you think up all the jokes and ideas?’ ‘No,’ I said ‘I don’t do that.’ Finally, he looked at me and said: ‘Mr. Disney, just what do you do?’ ‘Well,’ I said, ‘Sometimes I think of myself as a little bee. I go from one area of the studio to another and gather pollen and sort of stimulate everybody. I guess that’s the job I do.”
Walt Disney


“A mother’s love is the ultimate comfort.”
Disney, Dumbo


“Two hopeful hearts, two lands apart. Together there’s no end to what our dream can start.”


“Chad smiled meanly at her. She smiled right back at him.”
Disney, Descendants


“What you give is what you get.”
Princess Tiana, The Princess and the Frog


“The strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.”
The Law of the Jungle, The Jungle Book


“My daddy never did get what he wanted. But he had what he needed.”
Tiana, The Princess and the Frog


“I daresay no one in the kingdom will outshine my daughters.”
Lady Tremaine, Cinderella


“My world has changed, and so have I. I have learned to choose and I have learned to say goodbye.”


“Even miracles take a little time.”
Fairy Godmother, Cinderella


“Given the fact that he’d had only the barest of plans upon arriving in Arendelle, the end result was something of a miracle. True, he’d had to lie, manipulate, and con his way to this point, but that was just part of the game. And it turned out he played the game very, very well.”
Disney, A Frozen Heart


“When you find out you can live without it, go along not thinking about it.”
Baloo, The Jungle Book


“You’re standing on the threshold of success. Don’t look down, it’ll make you dizzy.”
Disney, Dumbo


“Sing will all the voices of the mountain, paint with all the colors of the wind”

I hope you enjoyed this collection of inspirational Disney quotes. What are your favorite Disney movies and why?

Stay victorious!


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