The 20 Best Quotes From Pixar Movies

Over the last 20 years, Pixar has produced 14 feature films. Beginning with Toy Story in 1995, their movies have been filled with original, wonderfully designed characters, voiced by some of our favorite celebrities, from Emma Thompson to Ellen DeGeneres. Each film tells a new story from a new perspective, and never ceases to offer an invaluable life lesson.

With their knack for great storytelling, it's no surprise that Pixar has received 15 Academy wards, seven Golden Globes and 11 Grammys. However, it's the quotes, these simple yet powerful one-liners, that stick with us. Soon we'll be able to add more inspiring quotes from Pixar's latest, Inside Out. Between Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling we're certain there will be plenty of laughs and signature lessons to learn. And to get you pumped for Inside Out, we've chosen some of the most memorable lessons and quotes from Pixar's past.

Be sure to thank the little ones for dragging you out to see these special films.
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Mike Wazowski, Monsters INC.

There’s no “I” in team. Teamwork makes the dream work. You get the gist. Whichever cliché you prefer, there’s no denying that teamwork makes for the best friendships.
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Ellie, Up

And, if we may add to this: “You just have to step out there to find it.”
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Captain, Wall-E

Maya Angelou once made a similar declaration. We’ll take both.
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Edna ‘E’ Mode, The Incredibles

Stop mulling over the past. You’ll never tackle what’s in front of you if you’re always thinking about what’s behind you.
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Chef Gusteau, Ratatouille

It doesn’t matter where you start.
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Dory, Finding Nemo

Cue Ingrid Michaelson’s “Keep Breathing.” In fact, a Dory and Ingrid collaboration could be awesome.
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Woody, Toy Story 2

We can’t miss out on the things we fear. It’s not worth it.
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Princess Merida, Brave

Is Sara Bareilles song “Brave” running through your head right now? It should be.
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Remy, Ratatouille

It’s tough to accept, but it’s true. Change is indeed inevitable.
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Frozone, The Incredibles

This goes right up there with “Happy wife, happy life.” And, perhaps “Girls rule boys drool,” if you really want to take it there.
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Ellie, Up

That’s what life is all about, folks!
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Ratatouille

Let your talent speak for itself.
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Mrs. Potato Head, Toy Story 2

It’s always good to travel with extra looks — and shoes.
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Princess Atta, A Bug’s Life

Mark your territory and play your role.
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Lightning McQueen, Cars

Rev your engine and keep it moving!
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Helen, The Incredibles

Let’s be honest, we all have one. Where and when we choose to show it is another story.
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Mater, Cars

Perhaps the most inspiring, straight to the point phrase ever.
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Rex the Dinosaur, Toy Story

Shiny and new doesn't necessarily mean better.
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Dug, Up

Forget love at first sight, it’s more like love at first phrase.
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Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story

The ultimate declaration to inspire a limitless life!
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