Walt Disney Quotes (99 quotes)
Walt's Profit Formula: Dream, Diversity, and Never Miss an Angle in Wall Street Journal (4 February 1958)
Interview with David Griffiths (1959); as quoted in Walt Disney : Conversations (2006) edited by Kathy Merlock Jackson
“A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter what the outcome, he will know he has been alive.”
As quoted in Walt Disney, Magician of the Movies (1966) by Bob Thomas p. 116
“Girls bored me — they still do. I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I've ever known.”
As quoted in You Must Remember This (1975) by Walter Wagner
“Until a character becomes a personality it cannot be believed. Without personality, the character may do funny or interesting things, but unless people are able to identify themselves with the character, its actions will seem unreal. And without personality, a story cannot ring true to the audience.”
As quoted in Seven Minutes : The Life and Death of the American Animated Cartoon (1998) by Norman M. Klein. p. 48
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Born: December 5, 1901
Died: December 15, 1966 (aged 65)
Bio: 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. Along with his brother Roy O.