50 of the Best Life Lessons from Children’s Characters

When you think of children’s films, shows, and books, you don’t often think of important life lessons that would be meaningful to adults. However, these stories often have wise words that are applicable to people in all walks of life. Sometimes, the best advice is the simplest to understand.

Play equipment website AAA State Of Play created a visualization that features 50 of the most memorable quotes from popular characters in children’s entertainment. Read on to see which iconic quotes were featured in the graphic.


Disney characters dominate the list, which is not surprising as the media titan has created some of the most iconic animated films in the past century. There are also great quotes from characters featured on Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. The following are some of the most memorable quotes from the list:

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

“You’re never too old to be young.” – Snow White

“Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it.” – Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas

“There is not a monster more dangerous than a lack of compassion.” – Master Splinter from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

“Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it.” – Rapunzel from Tangled

It doesn’t matter if you’re 4 or 94, there are bound to be some valuable and worthwhile bits of advice to take from these popular children’s characters.

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