If you can dream it, you can do it.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
It's no secret that we were sticking just about every nickel we had on the chance that people would really be interested in something totally new and unique in the field of entertainment.
Laughter is America's most important export.
Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.
Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
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.
Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.
People still think of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these days is to sign a contract, a check, or an autograph.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.
There's nothing funnier than the human animal.
We allow no geniuses around our Studio.
We are not trying to entertain the critics. I'll take my chances with the public.
We believed in our idea - a family park where parents and children could have fun- together.
We did it Disneyland, in the knowledge that most of the people I talked to thought it would be a financial disaster - closed and forgotten within the first year.
We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it's because he's so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Whenever I go on a ride, I'm always thinking of what's wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.