15 Unforgettable Quotes by Disney Movie Father Figures

Disney movie dads and father figures come in all shapes and sizes. Some are kings and some are commoners. They are not all perfect. Who is? But the best seem to share one common thread: they say all the right things at the right times.

Some of them are the near silent type. Some are more talkative. But from the easy-going Crush to the regal Mufasa, the messages from all these fathers and father figures are clear: “I love you,” “I respect you,” “Work hard,” “Get in the game,” and “Don’t be afraid.”

In honor of dads and father figures everywhere, here is a collection of some of the most poignant and profound words from your favorite Disney movie dads. Enjoy!

  • Disney Movie Dads 1 of 16
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  • Fa Zhou and Mulan 2 of 16

    "The greatest gift and honor... is having you for a daughter. "

  • Crush and Squirt 3 of 16

    Squirt: "Whoa! That was so cool! Hey Dad! Did you see that? Did you see me? Did you see what I did?"

    Crush: "You so totally rock, Squirt! So gimme some fin."

  • Chief Powhatan 4 of 16
    Chief Powhatan Pocahontas - Disney Movie

    "You must choose your own path."

  • Geppetto 5 of 16
    Geppetto and Pinocchio

    "A real boy! It's my wish! It's come true!"

  • Gusteau 6 of 16
    Disney Movie Gusteau - Ratatouille

    "You must be imaginative, strong-hearted. You must try things that may not work, and you must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul. What I say is true - anyone can cook... but only the fearless can be great."

  • Crush and Marlin 7 of 16
    Disney Movie - Marlin Crush

    Marlin: "How do you know if they're ready?"

    Crush: "Well, you never really know, but when they know, you know, y'know?"

  • King Fergus and Merida 8 of 16
    Disney Movie - Brave

    "Princess or not. Learning to fight is essential!"

  • Emperor of China and Mulan 9 of 16
    Disney Movie - Mulan

    "The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all."

  • Mufasa and Simba 10 of 16
    Disney Movie - The Lion King

    "Look inside yourself, Simba. You are more than what you have become. You must take your place in the Circle of Life."

  • Rafiki and Simba 11 of 16
    Disney Movie - The Lion King

    "Oh yes, the past can hurt. But from the way I see it, you can either run from it, or... learn from it."

  • Tiana’s Dad 12 of 16

    "Yes, you wish and you dream with all your little heart. But you remember Tiana, that that old star can only take you part of the way, you gotta help along with some hard work of your own and then, yeah, you can do anything you set your mind to. Just promise your daddy one thing, you'll never, ever lose sight of what's really important. Ok?"

  • Zeus and Hercules 13 of 16
    Disney Movie - Hercules

    "A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart."

  • Bagheera and Mowgli 14 of 16

    "Now, now. I know how you feel. But you must remember, Mowgli. Greater love hath no one than he who lays down his life for his friend. "

  • King Triton 15 of 16
    Disney Movie - Little Mermaid

    "Well... I guess there's one problem left...How much I'm going to miss her."

  • Mr. Incredible 16 of 16

    "...You are my greatest adventure..."

Photo credits: ©Walt Disney Motion Pictures and ©Disney/Pixar.


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