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11 Joyous Walt Disney Quotes Guaranteed to Inspire You to Dream Big

On December 5, 1901, a boy was born in Chicago who would draw a mouse that changed the world. Before his death in 1966, Walter Elias Disney built an entertainment empire that today employs more that 160 million people worldwide and leaves few children untouched. Celebrate Disney's birthday with these stirring quotes on dreaming big, following through, and laughing all the way to success.

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Walt Disney on his guiding principle:

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Walt Disney on getting results:

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Walt Disney on the value of joy:

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Walt Disney on the value of reading:

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Walt Disney on the issue of grown-ups:

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Walt Disney on dreaming big:

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Walt Disney on the connection between work and play:

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Walt Disney on staying optimistic:

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Walt Disney on fighting for your dreams:

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Walt Disney on achieving them:

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Walt Disney on staying humble:

Originally Published in Reader's Digest