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15 profound Walt Disney quotes for a great work–life-balance

These Walt Disney quotes will inspire you both inside and outside of the office. The movie-maker made a point of not allowing his huge business success to interfere with his home and family life – only to enhance it.

Disney is the ultimate staple of childhood, with major feature films being released regularly since Snow White in 1937.  Walt Disney is everyone’s favourite animator and film producer – If you disagree you’re living in denial.

The Walt Disney Studios are now edging extremely close to their 100th Birthday.  I wonder if Mickey Mouse will get a letter from the Queen?

But the man behind the mouse had quite a lot to offer the world in terms of wisdom. Have a look at some of these surprisingly profound quotes from the man himself – Walt that is, not Micky!

Quotes on being successful:

“Everyone falls down. Getting back up is how you learn to walk.”


“Whatever you do, do it well.”


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”


“The difference in winning and losing is most often… not quitting.”


“I do not like to repeat successes; I like to go on to other things.”


“Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.”


“I have been up against tough competition in my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.”

Quotes to make you happy:

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”


“A man should never neglect his family for business.”


“There is great comfort and inspiration in the feeling of close human relationships and its bearing on our mutual fortunes - a powerful force, to overcome the ‘tough breaks’ which are certain to come to most of us from time to time.”


“Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional.”


“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”


“When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.”


“I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.”


“When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.”



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