Walter Elias “Walt” Disney was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon,and philanthropist, well known for his influence in the field of entertainment during the 20th century.He was co-founder of Walt Disney Productions, which later became one of the best-known motion picture producers in the world.
Born: December 5, 1901, Hermosa
Died: December 15, 1966, Burbank
Awards: Presidential Medal of Freedom, Academy Honorary Award
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
You reach a point where you don’t work for money.
Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.
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.
We allow no geniuses around our Studio.
Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
The opportunities are still there.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Give the public everything you can give them, keep the place as clean as you can keep it, keep it friendly.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.
Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.
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.
Whether you say you can’t or you can, you’re right.
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.
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.