Walt Disney

Walt Disney

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations.

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I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me I guess.

I believe in being an innovator.

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

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

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.

I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.

I never called my work an 'art'. It's part of show business the business of building entertainment.

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.

I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters - to make them personalities.

You can't just let nature run wild.

Laughter is America's most important export.

Of all of our inventions for mass communication pictures still speak the most universally understood language.

We keep moving forward opening new doors and doing new things because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

There's nothing funnier than the human animal.

We are not trying to entertain the critics. I'll take my chances with the public.

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.

Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.

When you're curious you find lots of interesting things to do.

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