25 Best Donald Duck Quotes The Whole Family Will Love

Supriya Jain
Dec 12, 2023 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Feb 16, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
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"Aw, Phooey!" is Donald Duck’s favorite catchphrase.

His semi-intelligible speech and sometimes grumpy nature made him the most adorable duck in the whole world. Donald Duck is as popular a cartoon character as any from this era, which was considered more straightforward.

Donald Duck is an anthropomorphic white duck with a yellow-orange bill, legs, and feet. He is typically seen in a sailor shirt and cap with a bow tie.

Donald Duck’s first appearance was in 'The Little Wise Hen' (1934). He then appeared with Mickey Mouse in 'Orphan’s Benefit' as an antithesis to Mickey’s sweet nature. Donald Duck’s temperamental nature made him a popular character along with Goofy and Mickey.

Later, Donald Duck starred in his movie called 'Don Donald' (1937), which introduced his permeant girlfriend Daisy Duck and three nephews Huey, Dewy, and Louie. We have the best Donald Duck quotes for you to enjoy, so get reading!

If you like this article, you can also read cartoon quotes and Mickey Mouse quotes here, along with Donald Duck quotes.

Funny Donald Duck Quotes

Donald Duck has received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005 along with other fictional characters such as Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, The Simpsons, and others. Quotes by Donald Duck are enjoyed greatly by fans. Here are some of the most famous Donald Duck quotes and Daisy Duck quotes along with their best Disney quotes.

1. “Hi there! Now let’s see, what should I have for lunch today? Heh heh! Some decisions are fun to make!”

- Donald Duck.

2. “Need some fashion tips? For me, it’s all about the hat! Whaddya think? Nice, right?”

- Donald Duck.

3. “Live each day as if it’s the first day of your life.”

- Donald Duck.

4. “Order, Goofy, order!”

- Donald Duck.

5. “Aw, I know who you’re thinking about!”

- Donald Duck.

6. “Uncle Scrooge is rich. I’ll pay him back.”

- Donald Duck.

7. “Huey Duck: Breathe, just breathe.

Donald Duck: I’ve done nothing with my life! I’m a failure!

Scrooge McDuck: Awww, that never bothered you before.”

- Donald Duck.

8. “Uncle Scrooge needs us, and we need him. Our family has been apart too long. It’s time for us to come together!”

- Donald Duck.

9. “I promise we’ll never spend another Christmas apart.”

- Donald Duck.

10.  “Scrooge: Della won’t come out of her room.

Donald: Just say something wrong.

Scrooge: what?

Donald: like just, factually incorrect.

Della, a few moments later: Did I just hear you say that the sun is a planet?”

- Donald Duck.

11. “Daisy: what’s a girl gotta do to get a drink around here.

Donald: Well, you just go up and ask at the bar and then exchange one for money.

(three days later)

Donald: ...wait a second.”

- Donald Duck.

12. “Four dollars is very little money when you got ’em; but a heck of a lot of money when you ain’t got ’em...”

- Donald Duck.

13. “Who me? Oh, no! I’ve got a belly ache!”

- Donald Duck.

14. “I’ve had a bellyful of both you eternal fools! Year in, year out, you bring grief on yourselves all for the sake of getting rich, staying rich, or getting richer still! You’ll never be happy, because you always worry about what you’ll do next to complicate your own greedy lives!”

- Donald Duck.

15. “I say go but you say stay,

You can’t tell me what to do,

Don’t understand a word I say,

So phooey, phooey, phooey on you.”

- Donald Duck.

Best Donald Duck Quotes And Donald Duck Sayings

In Finland, Donald Duck is known as Aku Ankka. He is a cultural icon there with his own comic. There is an urban legend about Donald Duck that he was banned in Finland because he didn’t wear pants. Here are some funny quotes about Donald Duck along with interesting Donald Duck sayings.

16. “Life is too short to be serious all the time, so if you can’t laugh at yourself then call me…I’ll laugh at you, for you.”

- Donald Duck.

17. “Don’t get confused between my personality and my attitude… my personality is who I am, and my attitude depends on who you are.”

- Donald Duck.

18. “Happiness is the richest thing we will ever own.”

- Donald Duck.

19. “Inspiration for what we produce comes from reading, observing the world of humans around us and also the animal kingdom.”

- Donald Duck.

20. “Donald, you forgot about our date again! You’d better have a good excuse this time!”

- Daisy Duck.

21. “We’re here to help you to find Pluto.”

- Daisy Duck.

22. “Throughout my teens, I just wanted to go somewhere I could wear a Donald Duck pin and no one would care.”

- Paul Feig.

23. “I am like a cartoon strip; I am like Donald Duck; everybody knows me in Italy.”

- Roberto Benigni.

24. “Human beings have a lot of problems identifying themselves with other human beings who don’t resemble them exactly. But there’s something about drawing that means that anyone can identify to a drawing. I mean, people can identify themselves with Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse.”

-  Marjane Satrapi.

25. “In retrospect I would say from Donald Duck I have learned more about life than from all the schools I ever attended.”

- Gottfried Helnwein.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Donald Duck quotes, then why not take a look at Daffy Duck quotes, or Minnie Mouse 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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