I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.
We are not trying to entertain the critics. I'll take my chances with the public.
Our 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.
Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children.
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.
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
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're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Disneyland is the star, everything else is in the supporting role.
Disneyland is a show.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
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.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.
I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.
We allow no geniuses around our Studio.
I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.