50+ Best Cartoon Quotes That Everyone Will Love

Supriya Jain
Dec 12, 2023 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Jan 28, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
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Cartoons, and cartoon quotes, have been an important part of everyone's childhood.

We all know a big fan of Donald Duck, Bugs Bunny, the 'Adventure Time' TV series, or the famous Disney movies themselves. So, we are here with a collection of the best cartoon quotes that will make you fall in love with your beloved characters again, and remind you of sweet childhood memories.

Did you know that the most popular cartoon is Mickey Mouse himself? We're not surprised!

Cartoons teach important lessons not only to children but to adults too. A cartoon is one of the most effective ways to teach children about some of the most important qualities. Our favorite cartoon characters have talked about varied topics and lessons, from kindness and sharing, to competition and friendship, in the most easy way.

Let’s take a look at these quotes that we are sure you will love, to refresh all the memories and lessons that they taught us. If you enjoy reading this article, you might also like these Bugs Bunny quotes and [funny cartoon quotes].

The Best Cartoon Quotes

Cartoon characters make childhood memorable and teach us some of the best life qualities, making each of us the person we are today. Let’s take a look at some of the best cartoon quotes to inspire you more.

1.  “The things that make me different are the things that make me”

- Winnie the Pooh, ‘Winnie The Pooh’.

2. “When one’s heart is overfilled with joy, some may spill from the eyes.”

- Fa Zhou, ‘Mulan II’.

3. “Your identity is your most valuable possession. Protect it.”

- Earthgirl, ‘The Incredibles’.

4. “You and I are a team. There is nothing more important than our friendship.”

- Mike Danowski, 'Monsters Inc.'

5. “My, my, what beautiful blossoms we have this year. But look! This one’s late. But I’ll bet that when it blooms, it will be the most beautiful of all.”

- Fa Zhou, ‘Mulan’.

6. "Ohana means family, family means nobody gets left behind. Or forgotten."

- Stitch, 'Lilo And Stitch'.

7. “Now to make the clubhouse appear, we need to say the magic words, exactly right. ‘Cause if we don’t, well, something funny might happen. The magic words are: Meesha, Moskva, Mickey Mouse! Say it with me.”

- Mickey Mouse, ‘Mickey Mouse Clubhouse’.

8. “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference”

- Eeyore, ‘Winnie The Pooh’.

9. “Gary, you are going to finish your dessert, and you are going to like it!”

- SpongeBob, ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’.

10. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift... that's why they call it the present”

- Master Oogway, 'Kung Fu Panda’.

11. “I hate cleaning up around here. What’s the point? It’s just going to get dirty again”.

- Buttercup, ‘The Powerpuff Girls’.

Inspirational Cartoon Quotes

Here are some of the most inspirational quotes by our favorite cartoon characters to motivate you. No one can forget these bits of life advice, that remind people they can do anything they put their minds to.

12. “If you work on something long enough you will find it, even if you are lost for a while you will find it.”

- Professor Bombay, ‘Epic’.

13. “Believe in yourself and there will come a day when others will have no choice but to believe with you.”

- Mufasa, 'The Lion King'.

14. “Sometimes we have to go deep inside ourselves to solve our problems.”

- Patrick Star, ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’.

15. “When life gets you down, do you want to know what you’ve got to do? Just keep swimming!”

- Dory, ‘Finding Nemo’.

16. “Bad days happen to everyone, but when one happens to you, just keep doing your best and never let a bad day make you feel bad about yourself.”

- Big Bird, ‘Sesame Street’.

17. “Sun and rain, so different. Yet, only by working together do they create harmony and life.”

- Fa Zhou, ‘Mulan II’.

18. “Look inside yourself Simba. You are more than what you have become.”

- Mufasa, 'The Lion King’.

19. “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.”

- Merida, ‘Brave’.

Funny Quotes By Cartoon Characters

Cartoons characters and movies use various techniques as ways to make us learn some of the most important lessons, and provide some of the best life advice through mostly funny means and ideas. Their humor and wisdom are integral in a child's conscience and personality development.

Let’s take a look at some of the funniest cartoon character quotes to give everyone a giggle.

20. “We’ll sell that nice man a box of cookies, or die trying. Or try dying. Or do some tie-dyeing.”

- Yanko, ‘Animaniacs’.

21. “I’m not normally a praying man, but if you’re up there, please save me, Superman.”

- Homer Simpson, ‘The Simpsons’.

22. “Call this an unfair generalization if you must, but old people are no good at everything.”

- Moe, ‘The Simpsons’.

23. “If I'm not me, who am I? And If I'm somebody else, why do I look like me?”

- Popeye, ‘Popeye The Sailor Man’.

24. “Who care if me eat carrot or collard greens? Me also like broccoli and lettuce and lima beans. Me still Cookie Monster. That not a sham.”

- Cookie Monster , ‘Sesame Street’.

25. “Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking out of your shoes.”

- Mickey Mouse , ‘Mickey Mouse’.

26. “I’ve got a wife, two kids and 10 finance companies to support. How am I supposed to pay my bills?”

- George Jetson, ‘The Jetsons’.

27. “I saw this movie about a bus that had to speed around a city, keeping its speed over fifty, and if its speed dropped, it would explode! I think it was called, ‘The Bus That Couldn’t Slow Down.'”

- Homer Simpson, ‘The Simpsons’.

28. “God, I’d like to offer you this milk and cookies. If you want me to eat these for you please give me no sign.”

- Homer Simpson, ‘ The Simpsons’.

29. “Is it a fact that little old ladies come with a shiny and round nose?”

- Mickey Mouse, ‘Mickey Mouse Clubhouse’.

30. “When carrying a jar of honey to give to a friend for his birthday, don’t stop and eat it along the way.”

- Winnie the Pooh, ‘Winnie The Pooh’.

The Most Famous Cartoon Quotes Of All Times

Cartoon shows have been, and will always prove to be, one of the best sources of entertainment for children as well as adults. Cartoon characters are often a friend, somebody that children can relate to in their real lives.

Here is a collection of cartoon character quotes  to refresh your memories. Let's look at these inspiring quotes from different cartoon shows.

31. “There is no secret ingredient. It’s just you.”

- Po, ‘Kung Fu Panda’.

32. "This is my family. I found it all on my own. It's little and broken, but still good."

- Stitch, ‘Lilo And Stitch’.

33. “We do have a lot in common, the same earth, the same air, the same sky. Maybe when we started looking at what's the same instead of always looking at what's different... well, who knows?”

- Moth, ‘Pokémon’.

34. “If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than who you are.”

- Master Shifu, 'Kung Fu Panda 3'.

35. “As you go through life, you will see that there is so much that we don’t understand. And the only thing we know is things don’t always go the way we plan.”

- Simba, ‘The Lion King’.

36. “There is not a monster more dangerous than a lack of compassion”

- Master Splinter,Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’.

37. "I'm only brave when I have to be. Being brave doesn't mean you go looking for trouble."

- Mufasa, ‘Lion King’.

38. “It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like, 'what about lunch?'.”

- Winnie the Pooh, ‘Winnie The Pooh’.

39. "Remember you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine."

- Snow White, ‘Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs’.

40. “Goodbye, friends. I never thought I’d die like this. But I always really, really hoped.”

- Philip J. Fry, ‘Futurama’.

41. “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I will stay there forever.”

- Winnie the Pooh, ‘Winnie The Pooh’.

42. “Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As King, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope.”

- Mufasa, ‘The Lion King’.

More Motivational Cartoon Quotes From The Movies

We have curated a list of inspiring quotes by some famous cartoon characters for you to enjoy.

These are sure to take you back and reminiscence about your childhood, but they are also all packed with wisdom, which will make you think about your life purpose. Why not take a look at these inspiring, beautiful quotes from cartoons to provide you with some guidance and wisdom in the most subtle way possible.

Let's dive into the world of inspirational quotes for kids and motivational quotes for kids from movies and comic strips!

43. “You gotta let go of that stuff from the past, because it just doesn’t matter! The only thing that matters is what you choose to be now.”

- Po, ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’.

44. "If you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true."

- Cinderella, ‘Cinderella’.

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

- Guiteau, ‘Ratatouille’.

46. “Elmo thinks it’s important to be kind because if you’re kind to somebody, then they’ll be kind to somebody, and it goes on and on and on.”

- Elmo, ‘Sesame Street’.

47. “Fairy tales can come true. You got to make them happen, it all depends on you.”

- Tiana, ‘The Princess And The Frog’.

48. "You're braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."

- Christopher Robin, 'Winnie The Pooh'.

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

- Rafiki, ‘Lion King'.

50. “Your story may not have such a happy beginning but that does not make you who you are, it is the rest of it - who you choose to be”

- Soothsayer, ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’.

51. “What I really wanted was to prove that I could do things right, so that when I looked in the mirror, I'd see someone worthwhile.”

- Mulan​​, 'Mulan'.

52. “Being in a relationship just for the sake of being in a relationship is plain crazy. You got to let your heart lead the way”

- Lois Fautley, ‘As Told By Ginger’.

53. “Your mind is like water. When it is agitated it becomes difficult to see, but when you let it settle; the answer becomes clear.”

- Logway, ‘Kung Fu Panda’.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for the best cartoon quotes that everyone will love, then why not take a look at these [Yosemite Sam quotes], or Mickey Mouse quotes for more inspiring quotes?

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Written by Supriya Jain

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

As a skilled member of the Kidadl team, Shruti brings extensive experience and expertise in professional content writing. With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Punjab University and an MBA in Business Administration from IMT Nagpur, Shruti has worked in diverse roles such as sales intern, content writer, executive trainee, and business development consultant. Her exceptional writing skills cover a wide range of areas, including SOP, SEO, B2B/B2C, and academic content.

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