10 Inspiring Quotes Said by Walt Disney

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Walt Disney was a pioneer in his field and a giant in the world of animation. With his efforts, films were changed, and so were lives. Walt Disney never allowed a no or a slammed door in his face to deter him from pursuing his dreams. He was a true inspiration through his work and the creation of The Walt Disney Company.

Today, Walt’s quotes are still very much alive and here to remind all of us to keep going. Check out these ten inspiring quotes said by Walt Disney himself. From the D23 Archives,

Inspiring Quotes by Walt Disney

1.“I just want to leave you with this thought, that it’s just been sort of a dress rehearsal and we’re just getting started. So if any of you start resting on your laurels, I mean just forget it, because…we are just getting started.” -Walt Disney

2.“Everyone needs deadlines. Even the beavers. They loaf around all summer, but when they are faced with the winter deadline, they work like fury. If we didn’t have deadlines, we’d stagnate.” -Walt Disney

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3.“Get a good idea, and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done, and done right.” -Walt Disney

4. “Never get bored or cynical. Yesterday is a thing of the past.” – Walt Disney

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5.“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

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

7. “Happiness is a state of mind. It’s just according to the way you look at things.” – Walt Disney

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8.“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney

9.“Somehow I can’t believe there are many heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secret of making dreams come true.” – Walt Disney

10. “Why worry? If you’ve done the very best you can, worrying won’t make it any better. I worry about many things, but not about water over the dam.” – Walt Disney

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About Sarahfina LoFaso

Sarahfina is an author, and adjunct professor with a passion for writing and of course, all things Disney! Cinderella is her favorite princess and movie, both the animated and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1997 version. In close second place is Hercules, tied with Saving Mr. Banks. Sarahfina enjoys writing about the history of Walt Disney and all the parks, along with food, dining, and resorts. Her favorite ride is the Tower of Terror, and her favorite restaurant right now is the San Angel Inn, in EPCOT. Most importantly, her must-have snack every Disney trip is the controversial turkey leg, because it reminds her of her family trips as a kid with her grandparents.