Great life advice offered to us by characters in children’s entertainment.

It was once said by a wise being that the very things that hold you down are going to lift you up. Who was it that uttered those words of wisdom? Timothy Mouse in Dumbo, not familiar with the name? Here’s the face:

It’s interesting that this positive, uplifting, motivational peice of advice is from a children’s film, it’s important that we find these quotes in films that the future generation and children surround themselves with. What did Timothy Mouse mean by his advice? The things we see as limitations could actually be the used for our own strengths. Take Dumbo for instance, he saw his huge ears as a limitation, something that made him different and an outsider when in fact his ears made him special and unique, why try so hard to blend in when we were born to stand out? There are many quotes from films with similar outlooks and we decided to compile them to motivate your week! 

The Blue Fairy:

Always let your conscience be your guide


We do have a lot in common, the same earth, the same sky. Maybe if we started looking at what’s the same instead of always looking at what’s different…well, who knows?”


How high does a sycamore grow? If you cut it down, then you’ll never know
Howl’s Moving Castle


They say the best blaze burns the brightest, when the circumstances are at their worst
The Emperor of China 


The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White:

You’re never too old to be young

The Incredibles

Edna Mode:

I never look back darling. It distracts from the now


Your identity is your most valuable possession. Protect it
Lilo & Stitch


Ohano means family. Family means nobody gets left behind, or forgotten
The Nightmare before Christmas

Jack Skellington:

Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it
The Lion King 


“Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it or learn from it”
Hey Arnold


It’s real life, and in real life you can’t always win

The Fairy Godmother:

Even miracles take a little time


Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it

Winnie the Pooh:

The things that make me different are the things that make me


A little consideration a little thought for others makes all the difference
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Master Splinter:

There is not a monster more dangerous than a lack of compassion
The Hunchback of Notre Dame


Today is a good day to try
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone 


It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to you friends
Teen Titans


I don’t do fear
These are just a few but there are many more out there RedyMoney hopes these positive quotes uplift your day and you week!

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