21 Invaluable Life Lessons We Learned From Disney Movies

    Your fate lives within you.

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the life lessons they learned from Disney movies. Here are their inspiring responses.

    1. Mulan

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

    Submitted by Courtney Elizabeth, Facebook

    2. 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." —Rafiki

    Submitted by Millie Galloway, Facebook

    3. Peter Pan

    "All you need is faith, trust, and a little pixie dust!" —Peter Pan

    Submitted by Taylor Moore, Facebook

    4. Brave

    "There are those who say fate is something beyond our command, that destiny is not our own. But I know better. Our fate lives within us, you only have to be brave enough to see it." —Princess Merida

    Submitted by Katy Shaw, Facebook

    5. Pocahontas

    "Listen with your heart; you will understand. Let it break upon you like a wave upon the sand." —Grandmother Willow

    Submitted by Twinkel Achterberg, Facebook

    6. Finding Nemo

    "When life gets you down, you know what you gotta do? Just keep swimming." —Dory

    Submitted by Megan

    7. Beauty and the Beast

    "But she warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within." —Narrator

    Submitted by Taylor Moore, Facebook

    8. Dumbo

    "The very things that held ya down are gonna carry ya up, and up, and up!" —Timothy Q. Mouse

    Submitted by Fiona Fox, Facebook

    9. Lilo & Stitch

    "'Ohana' means 'family,' and 'family' means nobody gets left behind. Or forgotten." —Lilo and Stitch

    Submitted by Venchise Glenn, Facebook

    10. Tangled

    "All those days watching from the window, all those years outside looking in, all that time never even knowing just how blind I've been. And it's like the fog has lifted, and at last I see the light. —Rapunzel

    Submitted by Cassie

    11. Up

    "Thanks for the adventure — now go have a new one!" —Ellie

    Submitted by Stephanie

    12. Ratatouille

    "You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul." —Gusteau

    Submitted by Kayla Yandoli

    13. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

    "If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart. I'll stay there forever." —Winnie the Pooh

    Submitted by Kacy

    14. Brother Bear

    "You're gonna get a whole new perspective on things!" —Tanana

    Submitted by Raven

    15. Wreck-It Ralph

    "I'm bad, and that's good. I will never be good, and that's not bad. There's no one I'd rather be than me." —Ralph

    Submitted by Jimmi

    16. The Princess and the Frog

    "It serves me right for wishing on stars. The only way to get what you want in this world is through hard work." —Tiana

    Submitted by Angela

    17. Meet the Robinsons

    "You just focused on the bad stuff when all you had to do was let go of the past and keep moving forward." —Lewis

    Submitted by Dkind

    18. Alice in Wonderland

    "I'm not crazy. My reality is just different than yours." —Cheshire Cat

    Submitted by Jayke

    19. Cinderella

    "No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true." —Cinderella

    Submitted by Bailey

    20. Aladdin

    "Do not be fooled by its commonplace appearance. Like so many things, it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts." —Merchant

    Submitted by Spencer Althouse

    21. The Lion King

    "It means no worries for the rest of your days. It's our problem-free philosophy, Hakuna Matata!" —Timon and Pumbaa

    Submitted by Millie Galloway, Facebook

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