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50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes

If you are a Disney fan, like me, then you’ll agree that Disney movies are like a precious treasure chest filled with valuable wisdom about life.

I never realized that Disney movies are so deep when I used to watch them as a kid. Back then, it was all about the charming princes, the gorgeous princesses and the funny characters, the amazing stories, the great music, and the awesome animations. But re-watching these movies today as an adult, I am nothing but stunned at how deep and profound some of the Disney movie quotes from our favorite characters are.

Deeper than you think

Truth is, there is more to our favorite Disney movies than just happily ever afters.

There are many meaningful and serious moments in these films that deliver the most inspirational lines.

These quotes not only motivate us, they also move us and make us wish for more such moments. Whether it’s Rafiki, Genie, Jiminy Cricket or Olaf, even the most unlikely character has a certain amount of wisdom that can put us back on track and show us the path to peace and happiness. Most of the best and deepest Disney movie quotes are hiding in plain sight and it can be easily missed or come as pleasantly surprising.

Not only these quotes can be motivating, but they can often help us understand more deeply about life and realize how truly special it is for each one of us. So be prepared to get inspired and have your mind-blown with simple truths spoken by your favorite Disney characters.

50 Really profound Disney movie quotes

Here are some of the most profound Disney movie quotes that will help you get a deeper understanding about life. Here we go.


“Love is putting someone else’s needs before yours.” – Olaf, Frozen


“I can’t go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” -Alice, Alice in Wonderland

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes


“Life’s not a spectator sport. If watching is all you’re gonna do, then you’re gonna watch your life go by without ya.” – Laverne, The Hunchback of Notre Dame


“The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.” – The Emperor, Mulan


“A conscience is that still, small voice that people won’t listen to. That’s just the trouble with the world today.” – Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio


“Remember you’re the one who can fill the world with sunshine.” – Snow White, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs


“If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothin’ at all.” – Thumper, Bambi


“Ohana means family, and family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” – Lilo, Lilo & Stitch


“The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.” -Rafiki, The Lion King

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes


“If ever there is a tomorrow when we’re not together, there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is even if we are apart, I’ll always be with you.”- Christopher Robin, Winnie the Pooh


“Ladies do not start fights, but they can finish them.” – Marie, The AristoCats

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes


“They can’t order me to stop dreaming.” – Cinderella, Cinderella


“Our fate lives within us; you only have to be brave enough to see it.” – Merida, Brave


“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and—snap!—the job’s a game!” – Mary Poppins


Hakuna Matata! What a wonderful phrase. Hakuna Matata! Ain’t no passing craze. It means no worries for the rest of your days.” – Timon & Pumbaa, The Lion King


“People do crazy things when they’re in love.” – Meg, Hercules


“Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.” – Grandmother Willow, Pocahontas

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes


“And don’t spend your time lookin’ around for something you want that can’t be found.” – Baloo, The Jungle Book


“You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul.” – Gusteau, Ratatouille


“Don’t think and don’t worry. When the times comes, you’ll know what to do.” – Helen Parr, The Incredibles


“Today is a good day to try.” – Quasimodo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame


“I’m only brave when I have to be. Being brave doesn’t mean you go looking for trouble.” – Mufasa, The Lion King


“Like so many things, it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.” – Merchant, Aladdin

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes


“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.” – Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean


“Your identity is your most valuable possession. Protect it.” – Elasti-girl, The Incredibles


“The very things that hold you down are going to lift you up.” – Timothy Mouse, Dumbo


“The things that make me different are the things that make me.” – Piglet, Winnie The Pooh

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes


“If you don’t know where you want to go, then it doesn’t matter which path you take.” – The Cheshire Cat, Alice in Wonderland


“I don’t want to survive. I want to live.” – The Captain, WALL-E


“Admit defeat, and defeat will surely admit you into permanent custody.” – Beret Girl, An Extremely Goofy Movie


“Everything that made that giant tree is already contained inside this tiny little seed. All it needs is some time, a little bit of sunshine and rain, and voilá! Now, you might not feel like you can do much now, but that’s just because, well, you’re not a tree yet. You just have to give yourself some time. You’re still a seed.” – Flik, A Bug’s Life


“Happiness is the richest thing we will ever own.” – Donald Duck, Ducktales The Movie -Treasure of the Lost Lamp

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes


“The only thing predictable about life is its unpredictability.” – Remy, Ratatouille


“The most important thing a girl wears is her confidence.” – Cinderella​​


“You just need to believe in yourself.” – Rex, Toy Story 2


“I was so upset, I forgot to be happy.” – Eeyore, Winnie the Pooh


“No matter how the wind howls, the mountain cannot bow to it.” – The Emperor, Mulan


“You’re only a fool if you give up.” – Jafar, Aladdin


“If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead.”- Gusteau, Ratatouille

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes


“I never look back, darling! It distracts me from the now.” – Edna Mode, The Incredibles


“Darlin forever is a long, long time, and time has a way of changing things.“ – Big Mama, The Fox, and the Hound


“Trust. It’s what friends do.” – Dory, Finding Nemo


“If you don’t think, then you shouldn’t talk.” – March Hare, Alice in Wonderland


“Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it.” – Rapunzel, Tangled


“A lie keeps growing and growing until it’s as plain as the nose on your face.” – The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio


“Don’t just fly, soar.” – Dumbo

50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes


“Listen with your heart, you will understand.” – Grandmother Willow, Pocahontas


“Look for the bare necessities. The simple bare necessities. Forget about your worries and your strife.” – Baloo, The Jungle Book


“Think of the happiest things. It’s the same as having wings. – Peter Pan


“Keep your chin up, someday there will be happiness again.” – Robin Hood

Surprised? Who would have thought there’s so much wisdom and life lessons hidden in our favorite Disney films. These Disney movie quotes can not only motivate us when we are feeling down but can also help us get a better understanding about life and ourselves.

Did you find these quotes as awesome as I did? What is your favorite Disney movie quote? Feel free to share below.

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50 Surprisingly Profound and Deep Disney Movie Quotes

Theo Harrison

Hey there! I am just someone trying to find my way through life. I am a reader, writer, traveler, fighter, philosopher, artist and all around nice guy. I am outdoor person but heavily into technology, science, psychology, spiritualism, Buddhism, martial arts and horror films. I believe in positive action more than positive thinking.View Author posts